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Monk Zelden and Mrs. Frank Costello



Subject: Monk Zelden and Mrs. Frank Costello
Date: 04 Apr 2000 00:00:00 GMT
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New Orleans Times-Picayune January 4, 1946 P1

Zelden, Spokesman for O'Connor, Also Attorney for Costello's Wife

       Sam "Monk" Zelden, public spokesman for District Attorney James P. O'Connor in his campiagn for re-election, is also attorney of record for Mrs. Frank Costello, wife of the New York gambling czar.


       Zelden [...] is the attorney of record in Suit No. 249-821 in civil district court, which was recently taken under advisement by Judge Frank J. Stich.

       Plaintiff in the case is Mrs. Loretta G. [Geigerman] Costello, who identifies herself as the wife of Frank Costello. She is suing the Canal Street Hotel Corporation, owners of the Jung Hotel, for $7100, which see says is the value of furs taken from her room in that hotel more than two years ago.

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       See also Blaise D'Antoni and Louisiana Boxing Enterprises in P.D. Scott's _Deep Politics_.

Jerry Shinley

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