John asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 3 weeks ago

Did George Washington Plunkitt take over Tammany Hall after William Tweed went to prison?

1 Answer

  • 3 weeks ago

    No. Tweed was succeeded by John 'Honest John' Kelly, who was then succeeded by Richard Croker. Plunkitt was an important figure while serving stints in the New York State Assembly and State Senate, but never led the organization.

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