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Jacob "Little Augie" Orgen
Birth: Jan., 1893
Minsk City District, Belarus
Death: Oct. 16, 1927
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Organized Crime Figure. He was a Jewish gang leader and labor racketeer in New York City, New York during the 1920s. He gained control of the labor rackets in 1923 when he had Nathan "Kid Dropper" Kaplan murdered outside a Manhattan courthouse. He himself was shot to death on a Manhattan Street corner in 1927 by crime figures Lepke Buchalter and Jacob (Gurrah) Shaprio, who then took over all of his rackets. His bodyguard that night was mobster John "Legs" Diamond who was also shot but survived to be murdered in 1931. His actual birth year was 1893, even though his headstone does not coincide with this fact. 
Family links: 
  Morris Orgen (____ - 1942)
  Beckie Orgen (____ - 1946)

Cause of death: Murdered by gunshot
Mount Judah Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Block 3, Row 14
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 23, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5929
Jacob Little Augie Orgen
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Jacob Little Augie Orgen
Added by: Bill Heneage
Jacob Little Augie Orgen
Added by: Bill Heneage
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