City Bosses in the United States: A Study of Twenty Municipal Bosses

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CONTENTS
PART I
CHAPTER PAGE
I. BOSS BACKGROUNDS3
II. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CITY BOSSES13
III. DOMESTIC AND SOCIAL RELATIONS25
IV. MUNICIPAL BOSSES AND BUSINESS35
V. FROM NOVICE TO BOSS42
VI. MUNICIPAL BOSSES AS POLITICIANS47
VII. Is THERE A "TYPICAL" BOSS?62
PART II
I. "CZAR" MARTIN LOMASNEY (Boston)69
II. "BIG TIM" SULLIVAN (The Bowery)85
III. "HONORABLE" WILLIAM M. TWEED (New York)96
IV. "HONEST JOHN" KELLY (New York)113
V. RICHARD CROKER (New York)128
VI. "COMMISSIONER" CHARLES F. MURPHY (New York)147
VII. "JUDGE" GEORGE W. OLVANY (New York)164
VIII. "OLD MAN" HUGH MCLAUGHLIN (Brooklyn)178
IX. "KING" JAMES MCMANES (Philadelphia)194
X. "JUDGE" ISRAEL W. DURHAM (Philadelphia)206
XI. "DUKE" EDWIN H. VARE (Philadelphia)218
XII. CHRISTOPHER LYMAN MAGEE (Pittsburgh)230
XIII. "SENATOR" WILLIAM FLINN (Pittsburgh)246
XIV. "OLD BOY" GEORGE B. COX (Cincinnati)257
XV. "THE MYSTERY MAN OF CHICAGO"275
XVI. ROGER C. SULLIVAN (Chicago)291
XVII. "COLONEL" EDWARD BUTLER (St. Louis)302
XVIII. MARTIN BEHRMAN (New Orleans)317
XIX. "THE GENIAL DOCTOR" ALBERT A. AMES (Minneapolis)334
XX. ABRAHAM RUEF (San Francisco)350
INDEX365

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