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Lieutenant Charles Becker

Lieutenant Charles Becker

Lieutenant Charles Becker was said to have been the only police officer executed for crimes connected to his official duties. Charles Becker was sent to the electric chair in connection to the murder of the gambler Herman Rosenthal. Lieutenant Becker was described as...
Mayor Jimmy Walker

Mayor Jimmy Walker

Mayor Jimmy Walker, Mayor of New York City, also known as Beau James. Jimmy Walker was the Tammany Hall candidate for Mayor of New York City who won election into office in 1925. He was mayor during the height of the Prohibition Era. And no stranger to the nightlife...
John Morrissey meets Bill the Butcher

John Morrissey meets Bill the Butcher

He wasn’t really a mobster in the true sense, John Morrissey is best described as a tough. And probably within the top 5 for me. Born in Templemore, County Tipperary, Ireland, came to the US as a child with his parents and settling in Troy, New York. As a young...

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