Egan's Rats

Egan's Rats was an Irish-American street gang that exercised considerable power in St. Louis, Missouri from 1890 to 1924. Its 34 years of criminal activity included bootlegging, labor slugging, voter intimidation, armed robbery, and murder. Egan's Rats did include a few Italian-Americans and some Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, including Max "Big Maxie" Greenberg.

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