Memorandum re: Joseph DiGiovanni

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Description: 

Memorandum regarding Joseph DiGiovanni, former Kansas City bootlegger and brother of Peter DiGiovanni. The two brothers operated Mid-West Distribution Company, a liquor distributor throughout Jackson County, and "went into the liquor business immediately after [Prohibition] repeal." DiGiovanni plead guilty to Prohibition and and liquor violations during the 1920s. Investigators want to know what information he has about employee Paul Cantanzaro, a suspect in the murder of Frank Caramussa, Jr., as well as why he and his brother extended credit to Charles Carollo and Tony Marcella.

Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Washington, D.C. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Washington, D.C.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
RG46, U.S. Senate. Special Committee to Investigate Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce. 5/3/1950-9/1/1951
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARADC-RG46-30-0001-0003
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