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1947 Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro death...



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June 10, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1947

* Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro
* New York mobster
* Murder Inc. co-founder


The top of the back page has one column headings: "GURRAH JAKE DIES IN PRISON HOSPITAL" "Shapiro, Associate of Lepke in Murder Ring, Succumbs at 50 to Heart Disease" with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the death of New York mobster, Jacob 'Gurrah' Shapiro, co-founder of Murder Inc.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century