Male, Deceased Person
1887 – 1919
Who was Tanner Smith?
Thomas F. "Tanner" Smith was an American criminal and gang leader in New York City during the early 20th century. He was the founder and leader of the Marginals, or "Irish Paddy Gang", which was active in Greenwich Village and along the Hudson River waterfront from around the turn of the 20th century until his murder in 1919. He was closely associated with Owney Madden and the Gophers, he and Madden briefly running the Winona Club together until the New York City Police Department closed the clubhouse around 1910.
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