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 Shachna Itzik “Charlie” Birger

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Shachna Itzik “Charlie” Birger

Birth
Adygea Republic, Russia
Death 19 Apr 1928 (aged 48)
Benton, Franklin County, Illinois, USA
Burial University City, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot section B28, fifth row, third grave
Memorial ID 8581716 View Source
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Organized Crime Figure. He was a well known rumrunner. Several books have been written about him as well as a song written shortly after he was hung. He was the last man to die on the gallows in the state of Illinois.

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  • Created by: Raptorman
  • Added: 31 Mar 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8581716
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8581716/shachna-itzik-birger : accessed ), memorial page for Shachna Itzik “Charlie” Birger (5 Feb 1880–19 Apr 1928), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8581716, citing Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, University City, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Raptorman (contributor 46555142) .