Homicides – 1950s

On March 26, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

The Cases – Homicides (1950 – 1959) BY ERA: Up through 1899 | 1900s | 1910s | 1920s | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000 – present | Missing Persons The cases below include unsolved Iowa homicides from 1950 – 1959, and are listed in chronological […]

A Soldier’s Story: Melvin Gallagher

On January 3, 2011, in Anniversaries, by Jody Ewing

His young adult life had started out with a few uncertainties, but 22-year-old Melvin James Gallagher was finding his footing and making plans for what he hoped would be a bright future. He’d been deeply in love with two different women — Gloria and Patricia — and wanted to settle down with a good job […]

Melvin Gallagher

On January 1, 2011, in , by Jody Ewing

Melvin James (Regan) Gallagher Homicide Melvin James (Regan) Gallagher 22 YOA Clark Super 100 Service Station 210 Falls Ave. Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County January 3, 1959 By Jody Ewing is young adult life had started out with a few uncertainties, but 22-year-old Melvin James Gallagher was finding his footing and making plans for what […]

Waterloo

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Waterloo, Iowa         With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have posted information that may assist in solving these crimes.   Homicide Friedrich Paul “Fred” Widmann 30 YOA Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County October 11, 1908 Fred Widmann, a Waterloo Police Department patrolman, was shot at approximately […]

Black Hawk County

On October 28, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Cold Cases in Black Hawk County, Iowa *Please Note: The cases listed below are within Black Hawk County but may fall under a city police department’s jurisdiction. They are included here for cross-reference purposes. More specific information may be found on each victim’s individual page. With the help of Cedar Valley Crime Stoppers, we have […]

Rewards

On October 16, 2010, in , by Jody Ewing

Rewards for Information Iowa cold cases where rewards have been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Contact information and details (including expiry dates) may be found by visiting the victim’s page. (Cases listed in chronological order.)   Melvin Gallagher 22 YOA Clark Super Station Waterloo, IA Black Hawk County January 3, 1959 […]