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 Edward Joseph “Easy Eddie” O'Hare

Edward Joseph “Easy Eddie” O'Hare

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 8 Nov 1939 (aged 46)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Jennings, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 6, Lot 801, Grave 4
Memorial ID 6404767 · View Source
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O'Hare, a St. Louis lawyer, moved to Chicago & became a partner with Al Capone in the dog-racing business. Wanting to get his son Edward into the Anapolis Naval Academy, O'Hare agreed to inform on Capone. O'Hare was gunned down on the streets of Chicago & the man who ordered his murder married his fiancé several months later. O'Hare's son was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1942. Chicago's O'Hare airport is named for Edward "Butch" O'Hare.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6404767
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Joseph “Easy Eddie” O'Hare (5 Nov 1893–8 Nov 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6404767, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Jennings, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .