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Nathan Caplin
Birth: Aug. 3, 1891
Death: Aug. 28, 1923

Organized Crime Figure. Known as "Kid Dropper", he was a notorious Jewish crime gang leader during the 1910s and early 1920s. In 1923 gang he led and the gang headed by gangster Jacob "Little Augie" Orgen fought for supremacy of the labor rackets in New York City, New York. On August 28, 1923, he had just left the Essex Market Court House in lower Manhattan under heavy police guard and was sitting in a taxicab in front of the courthouse when mobster Louis Cohen, who had been hired by Orgen, walked up to the taxi and shot him to death. 
 
Burial:
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Flushing
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Block 12, Path 7, Section D, Line 3, Grave 12. Facing Block 10
 
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Record added: Mar 07, 2000
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Nathan Caplin
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