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The Murder of Mossy Enright

The Murder of Mossy Enright

L-R: Judge John Sbarbaro, ”Big Tim” Murphy, Vincent ”Jim” ”Sunny Jim” Cosmano, Benjamin Epstein.   While Mossy Enright was stepping on toe’s around the union’s in Chicago he made some powerful enemies and tensions flared. They came to a head one night in...
Klondike O’Donnell

Klondike O’Donnell

William O’Donnell better known as “Klondike” O’Donnell along with his brothers Myles and Bernard was part of the West Side O’Donnell’s from Cicero in Illinois. Also a labor racketeering the West Side O’Donnell’s were...
Thomas “Buff” Higgins

Thomas “Buff” Higgins

Thomas “Buff” Higgins was a notorious figure around the streets of Chicago’s Bloody Maxwell neighborhood, born in Ireland in the early 1870s, Buff Higgins immigrated with his parents to Chicago at the age of 2. As a boy, Higgins attended the Walsh School, where...
“Dapper” Dan McCarthy

“Dapper” Dan McCarthy

Dapper Dan McCarthy – Chicago North Side Gang Member. Dapper Dan McCarthy was one of Dean O’Banions North Side gangsters,  and in such company as Hymie Weiss, Schemer Drucci, “Bugs” Moran, Nails Morton & Louis “Two Gun”...
Terry “Machine Gun” Druggan

Terry “Machine Gun” Druggan

Terry Druggan was a Chicago Prohibition Era mobster, and along with his partner in crime Frankie Lake, ran the Valley Gang. They became so wealthy that even the lowest member of the gang had a chauffeur. Terry Druggan is described as a dwarf-like man with a hair...

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