Tag: Frank Doris

  • Frank Doris

    Frank Doris

    Frank Doris was born in Pennsylvania around 1906 to Joseph Doris Sr. and his wife Mary. His father was born in Pennsylvania, his mother in Ireland. She had come to America in the 1880’s. His mother’s name was reported as Mary in the 1910 Census and as Emma in later records. The 1910 Census shows…

  • John Doris

    John Doris

    John Doris was born in Pennsylvania around 1906 to Joseph Doris Sr. and his wife Mary. His mother’s name was reported as Mary in the 1910 Census and as Emma in later records. The 1910 Census shows the Doris family at 546 Randolph Street in Philadelphia. Of the six children born to the family, five…

  • Shooting May End in Murder Charge

    Shooting May End in Murder Charge

    Trenton Evening Times – April 29, 1929 Camden, N.J., April 29—John Doris, 24, was held today on the charge of shooting John O’Connor, 28, of Gloucester City. If O’Connor dies, the Prosecutor said Doris would be charged with murder. Doris’ brother, Frank, was executed several years ago for complicity in a murder committed during the…

  • Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Camden Courier-Post – April 29, 1929 Gloucester Man Near Death After Attack at Broadway and Kaighn Avenue Felled Near Quarters of Camden Gamblers Brother of Frank Doris Accused After Police Round up 10 Men Shooting of an alleged racketeer at Broadway and Kaighn avenue, near the threshold of one of South Jersey’s notorious reputed gambling…

  • Brother Follows Killer’s Footsteps

    Brother Follows Killer’s Footsteps

    Albany Evening Journal, Albany, NY, April 29, 1929 Held for Shooting Camden, N.J., April 29 (UP),—Slipping down the same path of crime that led his brother to the electric chair, John Doris, twenty-four, today was held for shooting an underworld character. The prosecutor declared that if the man shot, John O’Connor, twenty-eight, Gloucester City, died,…