‘Get that man’

Seems everyone has heard of Eliot Ness’ role in bringing down Al Capone. But some argue that much credit also belongs to the Northern District of Illinois judge who oversaw the grand jury investigating Capone and handled Capone’s trial. Without Judge James Herbert Wilkerson (1869-1948), the reign of power and mayhem by the Brooklyn-born bad guy whose name is forever associated with Chicago might not have …

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