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 Roger Touhy

Roger Touhy

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Dec 1959 (aged 61)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 2917 · View Source
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Organized Crime Figure. A Chicago beer baron, Al Capone had him wrongly convicted of kidnapping one of his men and he was sent to prison for 25 years. he eventually proved his innocence and was released on November 25, 1959. Less then a month later he was gunned down in a hail of bullets. Seconds after Roger was shot, he said to his body guard, Walter Miller, who was also hit "Say an act of contrition".

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 May 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2917
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roger Touhy (18 Sep 1898–17 Dec 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2917, citing Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .