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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.
Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century