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Hudson County campaign buttons from the Kenny era

by Campaign Buttons From The Kenny Era Jersey City Political Campaign Buttons (1929 to 1961) Jersey City political campaign buttons from the late ’60s and the early ’70s More campaign buttons by

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Mayor Whelan and the Jersey City Gambit

by Gene Scanlon knew Jersey City politics. He once was the political reporter for the Jersey Journal. He had worked as an aide to Mayor Thomas Gangemi – at any rate, until the Feds got wind of the fact that … Continue reading

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The Story Behind Thomas Gangemi’s Resigning as Mayor of Jersey City

by Mayor Thomas Gangemi held court each night at a posh local restaurant. One evening, Hudson County Boss J. V. Kenny (“The Little Guy”), came to see the Mayor there. Instead of immediately greeting Kenny, Gangemi continued conversing with a … Continue reading

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The faith of Thomas Gangemi

by “God put it there. God’ll take it away.” Then Jersey City Mayor Thomas Gangemi describing his plans for snow removal after a blizzard. by

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Jersey City Mayor Thomas Gangemi resigns

by Thomas Gangemi resigned as Mayor of Jersey City when the Justice Department learned that he was not a U. S. citizen by

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