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Tom Pendergast Inmate File: Mugshot

U.S. Penitentiary, LeavenworthMay 29, 1939

Kansas City Public Library

Kansas City Public Library
Kansas City, MO, United States

Mugshots of Thomas J. Pendergast, Inmate #55295, contained in a folder noting his conditional release from prison on May 30, 1940. Pendergast, known for his powerful Kansas City political machine and ties to organized crime, was found guilty of income tax evasion in 1939 and sentenced to 15 months in the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth.

Details

  • Title: Tom Pendergast Inmate File: Mugshot
  • Creator: U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth
  • Date Created: May 29, 1939
  • Type: photograph
  • Rights: National Archives at Kansas City, Missouri

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