Hyman Larner

Hyman "Hy" Larner was an American gangster associated with Sam Giancana and the Chicago Outfit. Known in the newspapers as the "The Ivy League Mobster", he was the head of the Chicago Outfit's slot machine racket. Hyman, a Jew, kept a low profile but was very powerful with the Chicago underworld. After Eddie Vogel retired from the gambling machine business, Larner became the power behind the scenes. When he testified before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management in 1959, he invoked his Fifth Amendment rights fifty times. Larner expanded The Outfit's gambling and smuggling operations to Latin America, moving the organization's ... more on Wikipedia

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