ILLINOIS: Museum Piece

Singly and in straggling little groups the faithful came to view the remains. Hinky Dink was dead, at 89. At Hursen's funeral Home on Chicago s South Michigan Avenue, under the glass cover of a $5,000 bronze casket, the Honorable Michael Kenna, symbol of the gaudiest era of Chicago's noisy and sinful past, was now a museum piece".

Tiny (5 ft. 4 in.), gimlet-eyed Hinky Dink Kenna had run the roaring First Ward—the Loop and the near South Side—with grasping fingers and a cunning brain, for almost half a century. He had started...

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