Loving Henry

In 1907, Henry Warren walked into a local newspaper and placed an ad for a wife. He became a sensation, and was dubbed ‘Loving Henry.’ But Warren was harboring a dark secret that was only revealed decades later.

 

 

Sources

Loving Henry Gets Boost By Prominent City Officials. The Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/22/1907

Henry Warren Tells Fond Feminine Hearts Why He Has Remined a Bachelor All These Long Years – Gives Eulogy on Promised Land. The Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/15/1907

Many Proposals For Mr. Warren. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/13/1907

Feminine Hearts Throb For Henry. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/08/1907

Girls Galore Are on the Marry. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/06/1907

Say, Girls! Do You Want A Man? Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/03/1907

Many Girls After Handsome Bachelor. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/05/1907

“Loving” Henry Explains Matters. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 12/27/1907

Will Bombard Bachelor Trust. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 01/02/1908

Writes Poetry To Loving Henry. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 01/05/1908

Waiting For “Silent Adorer.” Davenport Democrat and Leader, 01/07/1908

“Loving Henry” At the Family. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 01/12/1908

Sensation At Family Theater. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 01/13/1908

Flowers For Loving Henry. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 01/15/1908

Pleads Guilty; Defer Sentence. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 05/15/1933

Trial of Burrall Opens After Plea Entered by Warren. The Daily Times, 5/15/1933

Man, 62, Arrested By Police On a Serious Charge. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 02/15/1933

Henry Warren Is Held On a Girls Charge. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 02/16/1933

Warren Is Held To Grand Jury On Statutory Charge. The Daily Times, 2/16/1933

Warren Is Given Three Years On Statutory Plea. The Daily Times, 6/16/1933

Council Critic Ejected After Salary Tirade. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 02/20/1936

Four Men Held As Results of Stories Told By Children. The Daily Times, 3/31/1937

Trio Held In Juvenile Vice Probe Face Grave Charges; Bond of Each is $10,000. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 04/02/1937

File Additional Charges Against Three Local Men. The Daily Times, 4/2/1937

Continue Hearing For Trio Held on Statutory Charges. The Daily Times, 4/3/1937

Group James Court Corridors for Glimpse of Defendants. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 04/04/1937

Verre Bound Over On Rape Charge; Bond is $10,000. The Daily Times, 4/10/1937

Old Offender Penalized On State Charge. Davenport Democrat and Leader, 04/08/1937

Phelps Sentenced to 6 Months Term For Lewd Actions. The Daily Times, 6/25/1937

U.S. Federal Census Records

Iowa Consecutive Registers of Convicts,1867-1970

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