Body of Brady Gang leader, Bangor, 1937

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Body of Brady Gang leader, Bangor, 1937

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Description

Brady Gang leader Alfred Brady was shot and killed by federal law enforcement authorities on Central Street in front of Dakin's Store on October 12th, 1937 at about 8:30 a.m.

In this photograph Brady is lying perpendicular to old trolley tracks in a general north-south position with his head facing southerly. The uniformed police officer is Eddie Connelly. The man in the overcoat and fedora hat is Harry McNeil who was the city physician.

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About This Item

  • Title: Body of Brady Gang leader, Bangor, 1937
  • Creator: Bangor Daily News
  • Creation Date: 1937-10-12
  • Subject Date: 1937-10-12
  • Local Name: Downtown
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 24.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2009.004.0005
  • Object Type: Image

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Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-1900
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