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Stevie Taggert Basic Information
Name: Stevie “Steviepipe” Taggert
Birth Date: 1884
Birth Place: New York, NY
Personality: Clever, street smart, faithful, loyal, vigilant, brave, humorous
Appearance: Small and athletic with long straight, brown hair and blue eyes.
Parents & Siblings
Mother: Alcoholic and drug addict (opium). After Stevie refused to keep thieving to support his mother’s addictions, she moved in with an opium dealer.
As a youth, Stevie was jailed at Randalls Island for thieving in a gang. While he was at Randalls Island, one of the guards tried to rape him. Stevie fought back with a piece of lead pipe and badly injured the guard. When he returned to court after the incident, Dr. Kreizler assessed him and he was released into the Doctor’s care.
Education: Home-schooled by Dr. Kreizler from age 10.
Occupation: During the events of the books, Stevie helps out around the Kreizler house as a driver. Upon reaching adulthood, he becomes a tobacconist and founds S. Taggert, Tobacconist, Fine Foreign and Domestic Blends located across the street from the Fifth Avenue Hotel in the Flatiron Building.
Home: During the books, Stevie lives at Dr. Kreizler’s home at 283 East Seventeenth Street. As an adult, he moves into the back room of his store.
Transportation: While living with Dr. Kreizler, Stevie drives the Doctor’s calash or barouche carriages. Not known to have any of his own private transportation as an adult.
Past/Present Servants: None.
Friends/Associates: Laszlo Kreizler, Cyrus Montrose, John Moore, Sara Howard, Marcus and Lucius Isaacson, Nosy, Crazy Butch, Monk Eastman, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Hickie the Hun, El Nino.
Past/Present Love Interests: Kat Devlin (as a teenager).