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Monday, October 22, 2018

August Shonheit: Attempted Rape 2nd Degree

Gustave "August" Shonheit was born 9 Jul 1884 in Yonkers, NY to Max Shonheit & Emilie, with his 3 brothers Frank, Edward & Max.




Inmate #B77322 Sing Sing, NY
Crime: Attemp Rape 2nd Degree
Rec: 19 Jun 1925
Paroled: 6 Apr 1927
Age: 37
Occupation: Hatter
(One whose occupation is the manufacture, selling, or repair of hats).



He was married 15 Jul 1911 in Yonkers, NY to Allina Selesk, they had 2 children.

by 1940 census they were divorced and was inmate # 807 in Woodburne Institution in Fallsburg, NY

I found no newspaper clippings, no death information.

His last known address was 58 Woodworth Ave, Yonkers he was 62 years old. I googled the address and this is what's there today.







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