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Gerald (Jerry) Buckley
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1891
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1930
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Murdered July 26, 1930 in the lobby of the Hotel LaSalle on Woodward Ave in Detroit. He was a radio personality trying to end Detroit political corruption in the mayors office and Sheriff's Dept. He was instrumental in getting Mayor Charles Bowles recalled. That very same day he was sitting in the hotel lobby waiting for someone when three men entered the lobby, two of them shooting him, fatally. The three men were known and were a part of the Detroit Licavoli Gang. Buckley did his radio show from the LaSalle Hotel mezzanine and also lived there at the time of his death. The funeral for Jerry had 10,000 people in attendence at St. Gregory Catholic Church and his burial was held at Mount Olivet Cemetery at Van Dyke and 6 Mile Road on Detroits east side. 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Robert Clyde Cover
Record added: Nov 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12475908
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