Edward "Easy Eddie" J. O'Hare

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Edward "Easy Eddie" J. O'Hare

Also Known As: "Easy Eddie"
Birthplace: St Louis, MO, USA
Death: Died in Cicero, IL, USA
Cause of death: Assassinated on order of Al Capone
Immediate Family:

Son of Patrick Joseph O'Hare and Cecelia Ellen O'Hare
Fiancé of Ursula Sue Nitti
Father of Lieutenant Commander Edward Henry “Butch” O’Hare

Occupation: Lawyer of Al Capone who later helped federal prosecutors convict Capone of tax evasion.
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Edward "Easy Eddie" J. O'Hare

Edward Joseph O'Hare (he used "Edward" later in life), aka "Easy Eddie" (September 5, 1893 – November 8, 1939), was a lawyer in St. Louis and later in Chicago, where he began working with Al Capone, and later helped federal prosecutors convict Capone of tax evasion. In 1939, a week before Capone was released from Alcatraz, O'Hare was shot to death while driving. He was the father of Medal of Honor recipient Butch O'Hare, for whom O'Hare Airport is named.


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Edward "Easy Eddie" J. O'Hare's Timeline

September 5, 1893
St Louis, MO, USA
March 13, 1914
Age 20
St Louis, MO, USA
November 8, 1939
Age 46
Cicero, IL, USA