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"Once Powerful Figure Now Hard to Find" Top 5 Page for this destination Downtown KC Tip by basstbn

Downtown KC, Kansas City: 13 reviews and 12 photos

  Mayor Tom Pendergast
by basstbn

Kansas City's Tom Pendergast was for many years one of the country's most powerful mayors. His powerful political machine (and alleged mob ties) helped him rule KC during the wide-open days of the 30's and allowed him to become a rich man.

Now, the one statue of the man is hard to find. It's stuck away in a corner of little Case Park. I just happened to see it while there to view the monument to Lewis and Clark.

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  • Written Mar 15, 2003
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