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Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City
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TitleCrossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City
AbstractChapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to Kansas City in the 1890s as a worker in his brother's West Bottoms saloons before becoming a city council member in 1910 and later head of local organized crime with offices at 1908 Main Street.
AuthorDarrell Garwood
Date1948
Location977.8411 G24c
Chapter Title19 (A Kingdom for a Horse)
Page295-318
Local SubjectPendergast, Tom
Pendergast Family
Item TypeBook
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Item ID116657
CONTENTdm number6588
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