Casefile Clues

07 January 2008

More on Philip Troutfetter


This is very much a work in progress, but the more I continue preliminary research on Philip Troutfetter, the more "new" stories I encounter. This image comes from the Baltimore Sun July 26th, 1900. It mentions that Philip Troutfetter was involved in some mining schemes in South America. Estes G. Rathbone was Director General of Posts in Cuba and was arrested in July of 1900 in Havana. He was eventually cleared. Involved in the fraud was a Mr. Neely, with whom Troutfetter is known to have associated. This story continues....