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Morrissey, John

John Morrissey, detail

Self taught Irish immigrant, Tammany hall enforcer, gang leader, professional prizefighter, entrepreneur, and two term member of Congress from New York's Fifth District.

Life span: 
02/12/1831 to 05/01/1878


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