Joseph Force Crater, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Joseph Force Crater

Associate Justice of the New York Supreme Court

Date of Birth: 05-Jan-1889

Place of Birth: Easton, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 06-Jun-1939

Profession: judge, lawyer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Joseph Force Crater

  • Joseph Force Crater (January 5, 1889 – disappeared August 6, 1930, declared legally dead June 6, 1939) was a New York State Supreme Court Justice who vanished amid political scandal.
  • He was last seen leaving a restaurant on West 45th Street in Manhattan, and entered popular culture as one of the most mysterious missing persons cases of the twentieth century.
  • Despite massive publicity, the case was never solved and was officially closed 40 years after he disappeared.
  • His disappearance fueled public disquiet about New York City corruption and was a factor in the downfall of the Tammany Hall political machine.

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