Born 19 April, 1903, Eliot Ness is best known for his battle against bootlegging in Chicago in the 1920s and 30s as well as his fight against Al Capone. Some time after his exploits in Chicago, Ness moved to Cleveland where he continued to fight crime. He died of a heart attack 16 May, 1957. His remains were cremated and remained with the family until 10 September, 1997 when they were finally laid to rest in Cleveland.

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Eliot Ness in Cleveland
Information on his time as the city's safety director and his failed bid for mayor. Includes profile and an image gallery. From the Cleveland Memory Project.
Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: Ness, Eliot
Information on his crackdown on corruption and other efforts in the city during the 1930s.
Who2 Profile: Eliot Ness
Vital statistics, biography and related links.
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