Monthly Archives: March 2020

Sam Was Definitely An Asshole

In 1893, Sam’s wife Sadie Wilson–who we believe to be an alias for killer prostitute Kitty Blonger–sued for divorce, citing multiple incidents of violence and emotional distress. Turns out the incident wasn’t unique. The Blonger Bros. were deeply invested in the Leadville boom of 1879. In short order they were working multiple claims in the district, and he even ran… (more…)