Eller Family Association

We seek to draw all Ellers and allied families into a cooperative effort.

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'Acquit 13 Eller Henchmen'
"Acquit 13 Eller Henchmen"
"Jury Frees All in 20 Trial For Vote Terrorism" 
 
2
'Capone to Kick Eller out of Politics'
"Capone to Kick Eller out of Politics"
"20th Ward Boss is Due to Fade from View After April 1932" 
 
3
'Child, 2, Dies After Fall in Toilet Vault'
"Child, 2, Dies After Fall in Toilet Vault"
 
 
4
'I'm Boss,' Eller Tells Jury'
"I'm Boss,' Eller Tells Jury"
"Leader Quizzed on Terrorism in 20th Ward" 
 
5
'Morris Eller Home Bombed by Hoodlums'
"Morris Eller Home Bombed by Hoodlums"
Two persons slightly injured 
 
6
'Morris Eller Supplied Guns to 'Bloody 20th' Ward Gangsters'
"Morris Eller Supplied Guns to 'Bloody 20th' Ward Gangsters"
"Promised Protection, Witnesses tell Jury" 
 
7
'Precinct Bosses Loyal to Eller, He Got 'Em Jobs'
"Precinct Bosses Loyal to Eller, He Got 'Em Jobs"
"So They Give No Help in Vote Fraud Quiz" 
 
8
'Sealer Sought Bribe, Coal Man on Trial Dwears'
"Sealer Sought Bribe, Coal Man on Trial Dwears"
"Henry V. Krug Accuses Morris Eller in Short Weight Case" 
 
9
'Seen and Heard'
"Seen and Heard"
"Who is the young Jewish candidate, Mr. Morris Eller, who is running for alderman..." 
 
10
'Vote For Emanuel Eller for Municipal Judge'
"Vote For Emanuel Eller for Municipal Judge"
 
 
11
Higher-Ups Charged in Vote Crimes'
Higher-Ups Charged in Vote Crimes"
Indictment of political "irregularities" for Morris Eller and son in "Bloody 20th Ward" where Eller is described as the "boss." Included is the charge he conspired to kill a rival politician and that he engaged in election day kidnappings and assaults.  
 
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Karl Eller Biography
Karl Eller Biography
Reprinted in the May 1990 "Chronicles"