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“Dapper” Dan McCarthy

“Dapper” Dan McCarthy

Dapper Dan McCarthy – Chicago North Side Gang Member.

Dapper Dan McCarthy was Hymie Weiss’s partner in crime, he was mainly a hijacker and “labor slugger”

Dean O’Banion, Hymie Wiess & Dapper Dan were arrested on 24th January 1924 at Indiana avenue and 21st street for hijacking a booze shipment, presumably neither faced any charges.

He was also a “business agent” for Chicago’s Journeyman Plumbers’ Union h, which he allegedly assumed control of the organization by murdering its president Steve Kelleher at Al Tierney’s Auto Inn.

Daniel J. “Dapper Dan” McCarthy was tried and acquitted on three separate murder trials.9856/



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November 10, 2019

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