Life and Exploits of S. Glenn Young, World-Famous Law Enforcement Officer.

Herrin, IL: Mrs. S. Glenn Young, [1924]. First edition. 8vo. 253 pp. Illustrated from photographs, portraits, plates. "Dismissed from the Prohibition Bureau for his violent and erratic behavior, Young took command of a crusading klavern in Herrin, Illinois, during 1923 ... Young led his [KKK] raiders into private homes, roughing up the opposition in his war against bootleggers and other 'undesirables' ... beginning an open war in 'Bloody Williamson County' ... violence between Klansmen and anti-Klansmen claimed twenty lives" (Newton "KKK Encyclopedia"). Young and a deputy sheriff killed each other in a shootout in 1925 and a cease fire was imposed the following year. Adams Six-Guns 24698: "Experiences of a law enforcement officer among the outlaws, especially in Texas and Oklahoma." Very good. Original white-stamped navy cloth (rubbed). (9253). Item #62513

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