Hizzoner Big Bill Thompson

an idyll of Chicago
  • 302 Pages
  • 1.46 MB
  • English
Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith , New York
Thompson, William Hale, -- 1869-1944,, Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and govern
Statementby John Bright ; introduction by Harry Elmer Barnes.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 302 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22131722M

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Abstract. At head of title: By John Bright, introduction by Harry Elmer Barn graphy: p. Mode of access: InternetAuthor: John. Bright. If variety is the spice of life, author Bill Thompson's life so far has been spicy for sure.

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Over the years, and in no particular order, he's been * an international insurance broker * a mayor * head of a state prison board * a stockbroker * a newspaper reporter * a Bourbon Street piano player * a corporate entrepreneur * presented to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip * in jail (briefly.

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Thompson was nicknamed “Big Bill,” not just for his six-foot plus height and pound plus girth, but for his flamboyant personality. Styling himself a cowboy, he once rode a horse into the. Hizzoner adalah sebutan lain untuk gelar "His Honour".Istilah bernada merendahkan ini digunakan untuk menyebut wali kota kota-kota besar di Amerika Serikat, termasuk wali kota New York City.

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Generally considered to be one of the most corrupt mayors in the history of Chicago. He was known to have taken payoffs from virtually every gangster in Chicago, from Al Capone to George Moran (aka Bugs Moran), among others.

State and federal authorities estimated that, during Thompson's two terms as mayor, at least 50% of the Chicago Police Department was taking payoffs from organized-crime. News / Politics / History / The Trump Era Chicago mayor Big Bill Thompson used ‘America First’ decades before Trump Posted By Jeff Nichols on at PM.

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Daley to Barack Obama. He was soon promoted to reporter, and before he was 20 wrote the unauthorized biography Hizzoner Big Bill Thompson. Soon after being sued by the notorious Chicago mayor, young Bright came to Hollywood with his partner Kubec Glasmon, a former drugstore owner who had once hired Bright as a fountaineer, and began writing gangster stories.

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