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 Nathan Caplin

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Nathan Caplin Famous memorial

Birth
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death
28 Aug 1923 (aged 32)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial
Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot
Block 12, Path 7, Section D, Line 3, Grave 12. Facing Block 10
Memorial ID
8732 View Source

Organized Crime Figure. Known as "Kid Dropper", he was a Jewish crime gang leader during the 1910s and early 1920s. In 1923 gang he led and the gang headed by gangster Jacob "Little Augie" Orgen fought for supremacy of the labor rackets in New York City, New York. On August 28, 1923, he had just left the Essex Market Court House in lower Manhattan under heavy police guard and was sitting in a taxicab in front of the courthouse when mobster Louis Cohen, who had been hired by Orgen, walked up to the taxi and shot him to death.

Organized Crime Figure. Known as "Kid Dropper", he was a Jewish crime gang leader during the 1910s and early 1920s. In 1923 gang he led and the gang headed by gangster Jacob "Little Augie" Orgen fought for supremacy of the labor rackets in New York City, New York. On August 28, 1923, he had just left the Essex Market Court House in lower Manhattan under heavy police guard and was sitting in a taxicab in front of the courthouse when mobster Louis Cohen, who had been hired by Orgen, walked up to the taxi and shot him to death.


Inscription

My beloved
Husband
our dear Son
and Brother
NATHAN Caplin
Died Aug. 28, 1923
Age 34 Years
HUSBAND


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 6 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8732
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8732/nathan-caplin: accessed ), memorial page for Nathan Caplin (3 Aug 1891–28 Aug 1923), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8732, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .