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“Peg Leg” Lonergan

“Peg Leg” Lonergan

Richard “Peg Leg” Lonergan, was the Leader of the White Hand Gang from Brooklyn. As a youngster he had lost his right leg in a trolley car accident, which how he got the name Peg Leg. He took over from “Wild Bill” Lovett, who himself was killed...
“Wild Bill” Lovett

“Wild Bill” Lovett

Born in Lixnaw, County Kerry in Ireland William “Wild Bill” Lovett was brought to the U.S when his family emigrated in the early 1900’s. The family moved to the Red Hook area of Brooklyn or what was known at the time “Irish Town” due to the amount of Irish...

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