"'Boss' Pendergast Admits Calling on Postmaster-General Farley to Stop Prosecution of Johnny Lazia"

Description: 

Clipping from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on December 1, 1934. The article provides a reproduction of the letter sent from Tom Pendergast to James A. Farley in which Pendergast asks for clemency for John Lazia. The clipping also includes portraits of Farley and Pendergast. After the reproduction, the newspaper provides information on people mentioned in the letter, including William T. Kemper, Sr., Jerome Walsh, and Frank P. Walsh.

Publisher: 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Object Type: 
Date: 
December 1st 1934
Owning Organization: 
Modern Location: 
St. Louis, MO
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Jackson County Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Jackson County Historical Society.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
William T. Kemper Sr. Scrapbooks: S7.15B, Page 138
Digital Object Identifier: 
JCHS-KS-S7.15B-P138-0001
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