Convicted last week for misconduct as a U.S.
Collector of Internal Revenue: James P. Finnegan, 51, once a Fair Deal
influence peddler and trusted crony of Harry Truman. After a nine-day
trial in St. Louis' federal court, a jury found Finnegan guilty of
illegally accepting some $8,000 in fees from two private companies for
helping them collect a claim and a loan from the U.S. Government.
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