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 James J. “Jimmy” Hines

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James J. “Jimmy” Hines

  • Birth 18 Dec 1876 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1957 Long Beach, Nassau County, New York, USA
  • Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
  • Plot Aster, Park Avenue side, Roadside.
  • Memorial ID 19624

Jimmy Hines was a powerful Tammany Hall political boss in New York City during the 1920's and 1930's. His close association with such organized crime bosses as Lucky Luciano and Dutch Schultz caused New York District attorney Thomas E. Dewey to prosecute Hines on corruption charges in the mid-1930's. He was convicted in 1939 of accepting $200,000 in bribes from Dutch Schlutz and served five years in prison.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19624
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James J. “Jimmy” Hines (18 Dec 1876–26 Mar 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19624, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .