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Researching and documenting history of New York City's Lower East Side.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
On this day in 1831, John Morrissey was born
John Morrissey was born on this day in 1831. The pro-boxing champion and Dead Rabbit gang leader went on to become State Senator, US Congressman, casino operator and co-founder of Saratoga Spring Racetrack.
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