Roy Bendure

Dublin Core

Title

Roy Bendure

Subject

biography
Roy Bendure
Police Chief
Decatur Police
private detective
American Detective Association
Illinois Traction System
Vandeventer
Decatur Daily Review
Decatur, IL
1910
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of Roy Bendure (d. 7/23/1932), former chief of police in Decatur. He was appointed chief of police in 1909, and discharged by Mayor Borchers in 1910. He worked as a private detective, and a special agent for the Illinois Traction System. Later, he was connected with the American Detective Association. Bendure was the first to use bloodhounds in Decatur for detective work. He moved to Little Rock, AR, and then to Kansas City, MO where he was the head of the homicide squad. The photo was taken by Vandeventer, and used in the Decatur Daily Review on May 2, 1910.

Creator

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Bendure, Roy

Publisher

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

5/2/1910

Contributor

Roy Bendure

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information

Relation

goes with BIO52

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO53

Coverage

biography, Roy Bendure, police, private detective, Illinois Traction System, American Detective Association, Vandeventer, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

5.75x4"

Files

BIO53-BENDURE_ROY, 5-2-1910048.jpg

Citation

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL , “Roy Bendure,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed May 28, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1911.