The Last Stagecoach Robber in Michigan

A mug shot of Reimund looking to the right side and then to the front.

Reimund Holzhey’s mug shot upon entering Marquette Branch Prison in November 1889 [Archives of Michigan] Courtesy of: Michigan History Center

Jill Arnold, Archives of Michigan

Reimund Holzhey robbed stagecoach and train passengers in northern Michigan and Wisconsin during the late 1880s. His downfall began on August 26, 1889, when he stopped a stagecoach between Gogebic Station and Lake Gogebic. In the process of robbing it, he shot Adolph G. Fleischbein, an Illinois banker traveling on summer vacation.

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