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Assistant United States Attorney

Daniel ANDERSON, Assistant United States Attorney. Member of Masons; A. A.O.N.M.S.; Modern Woodmen of America.; Delta Theta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Chicago Bar Association Clubs: Collegiate (Chicago), Euclid Hills.


ANDERSON, Daniel was born on November 7, 1884 in Wahoo, Nebraska.


Wahoo H.S., 1904; N.W. University Bachelor of Arts, 1909.


Master of Arts, 1914. N.W. U. Law School, Bachelor of Laws, 1914.. Appointed Assistant United States Attorney, Chicago, 111., 1924.

Served as Ward Committeeman, 18 Ward, Chicago, 1924-1928. Admitted to bar, 1914. Prosecuted $1,000,000 War Savings Stamps Counterfeiters and convicted all defendants.

Prosecuted Chicago Heights Conspiracy Case. Obtained first conviction in a ca6e charging defendant with selling denatured alcohol for beverage purposes and filed first libel in Federal court at Chicago forfeiting real estate on account of operation of a moonshine alcohol still. Brought A1 Capone from Florida on a subpoena to testify before the grand jury at Chicago and filed contempt proceedings against him for filing a false affidavit in defense of his late arrival at Chicago.


  • Member of Masons; A. A.O.N.M.S. Modern Woodmen of America. Delta Theta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho. Chicago Bar Association Clubs: Collegiate (Chicago), Euclid Hills.


Spouse Gertrude Keller, July 27, 1914, Chicago, 111.