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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Jack "Legs" Diamond (born John Thomas Diamond;<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref>http://www.amazon.com/Legs-Diamond-Gangster-Patrick-Downey/dp/1461088143#reader_1461088143</ref> July 10, 1897 – December 18, 1931), also known as Gentleman Jack, was an Irish American gangster in Philadelphia and New York City during the Prohibition era. A bootlegger and close associate of gambler Arnold Rothstein, Diamond survived a number of attempts on his life between 1916 and 1931, causing him to be known as the "clay pigeon of the underworld". In 1930, Diamond's nemesis Dutch Schultz remarked to his own gang, "Ain't there nobody that can shoot this guy so he don't bounce back?"


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Intro  Early life  Lifestyle  Prohibition and the Manhattan Bootleg Wars  Trip to Europe  Assassination and prosecution attempts  Death  In popular culture  References  Further reading  External links  

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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Jack "Legs" Diamond (born John Thomas Diamond;<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref><ref>http://www.amazon.com/Legs-Diamond-Gangster-Patrick-Downey/dp/1461088143#reader_1461088143</ref> July 10, 1897 – December 18, 1931), also known as Gentleman Jack, was an Irish American gangster in Philadelphia and New York City during the Prohibition era. A bootlegger and close associate of gambler Arnold Rothstein, Diamond survived a number of attempts on his life between 1916 and 1931, causing him to be known as the "clay pigeon of the underworld". In 1930, Diamond's nemesis Dutch Schultz remarked to his own gang, "Ain't there nobody that can shoot this guy so he don't bounce back?"


Legs Diamond sections
Intro  Early life  Lifestyle  Prohibition and the Manhattan Bootleg Wars  Trip to Europe  Assassination and prosecution attempts  Death  In popular culture  References  Further reading  External links  

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