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21 Wife Deserters Seized in Florida

Yearly Round-Up by Queens Detectives Brings to Book Men on ‘Vacation’ 

The New York Times, March 12, 1949

March 12, 1949

Every year, usually in February, Detective George Lamb, chief of the Queens District Attorney’s Abandonment Squad, takes a trip to sunny Florida. There, he ends the “vacations” of men who have abandoned their wives and children in the borough of Queens.

March 12, 1949

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