People of the State of New York v Hans Schmidt [Trial #3228]

Trial 3228 Vol I pp. 184-361

Trial 3228 Vol I pp 362-758

Trial 3228 Volume II pp 760-1129

Trial 3228 Volume II pp. 1130-1510

Trial 3228 Volume II pp 1511 - 1567

Trial 3228 Volume III pp 1568 - 1766

Trial Transcript details


Digitization courtesy of Rittenburg Law Library, St. John's University, Queens N.Y.  Digitized from a 16mm microfilm copy of the original using Library microfilm machine.

Associated with

Hans Schmidt (defendant); Alphonse G. Koelble (defense attorney); Terence J. McManus (defense attorney); Davis (judge); James A. Delehanty (prosecuting attorney); Koenig (prosecuting attorney); Charles S. Whitman (prosecuting attorney)


January 19 1914 (created)
September 2021 (digitized)




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Stenographer's number


Trials (Murder) -- New York (State) -- New York
Faurot, Joseph A. (1872-1942)

Object identifier



Criminal Trial Transcripts of New York County Collection (1883–1927), Special Collections, Lloyd Sealy Library, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY


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Hans B. Schmidt, German Roman Catholic priest is tried and convicted of murdering Anna Aumüller in 1913. Inspector Joseph Faurot, an early NYPD forensic investigator appears as a key witness.;See also Trial #3326 on reel 422, Statement of Hans Schmidt at Sing Sing Prison to determine whether he is guilty of manslaughter by causing an abortion. (Which is not trial transcript.)