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Genna Crime Family - The Genna Brothers
... This produced a clash with the North Side Gang leader Dean O'Banion, who went to John "Johnny The Fox" Torrio and Unione Siciliana boss Mike Merlo to get the Gennas to back down ... Torrio refused and O'Banion and his gang began hijacking shipments of whiskey that belonged to the Genna brothers ... Torrio then ordered the Gennas to murder O'Banion they carried out the hit on November 10, 1924 ...
Dean O'Banion
... Charles Dean O'Banion (July 8, 1892 – November 10, 1924) was an Irish-American mobster who was the main rival of Johnny Torrio and Al Capone during the brutal Chicago bootlegging wars ... his day made him better known as Dion O'Banion, although he never went by that first name ...
Dean O'Banion - Death
... On November 3, 1924, Dean O'Banion inadvertently signed his own death warrant during an argumentative phone call to arch-rival Angelo Genna ... On this day, O'Banion sat in with Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Frank Rio, and others to tally the week's profits ... O'Banion, instead, got Genna on the telephone and abusively demanded that he pay his debt within a week ...
Dean O'Banion - The Sieben Brewery Raid
... The last straw for Torrio was O'Banion's treachery in the Sieben Brewery raid ... Both O'Banion and Torrio held large stakes in the Sieben brewery in Chicago ... In May, 1924, O'Banion learned that the police were planning to raid the brewery on a particular night ...
Little Green Men (novel) - Plot
... Banion is a well-known pundit, who hosts a popular Sunday-morning television show (similar to Meet the Press) ... One morning, Banion grills the president of the United States on issues surrounding NASA ... Shortly after, while enjoying a game of golf, Banion is abducted by what he believes are aliens and taken to their lab and probed ...