The Chicago Syndicate: Shelton Gang
Showing posts with label Shelton Gang. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Shelton Gang. Show all posts

Monday, December 15, 2014

Secrets of the Herrin Gangs By Ralph Johnson & Jon Musgrave

Secrets of the Herrin Gangs tells the account of Ralph Johnson, an insider with the Shelton Gang who also worked with Charlie Birger at one time.

Originally published in newspapers across the country at the end of the Gang War during the Bloody Williamson years in January 1927, all 10 segments are compiled now for the first time in one volume.

In addition, Jon Musgrave reveals the mystery of Johnson’s true identity and his life of crime in the second half of the book.

Monday, December 08, 2014

"Inside the Shelton Gang: One Daughter's Discovery" By Ruthie Shelton and Jon Musgrave

Inside the Shelton Gang: One Daughter's Discoverytells the true story of what happens when a father’s wall of secrets begin to crumble and a family’s lost heritage of violence erupts from the front pages of history.

For daughter Ruthie it’s a discovery that will forever change her life as she learns what it meant to be a Shelton in the days of Prohibition and the decades following, to be a member of a crime family that rivaled Al Capone’s for control of Illinois.


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