Green Hills Club

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Memorandum about Morris "Snag" Klein, listing his involvement in various businesses, gambling undertakings, and Mafia affiliated organizations since 1947. Included are the Mo-Kan Publishing Company wire service, the Green Hills gambling club, a gambling venture at the Kay Hotel, and the Ace Sales and Equipment Company.

Memorandum regarding Holt Coffey, former sheriff of Platte County, Missouri. The memo states as known that Coffey "accepted pay-offs from the operators of the Green Hills Club," and splitting that money iwth R. P. C. Wilson, III, the former Platte County Attorney.

Memorandum regarding Kansas City organized crime figure James Balestrere, owner of the White House Tavern, where Walt Rainey ran a gambling establishment.

List of gambling operations located primarily in Kansas City, including the Green Hills Club and State Line Tavern, and numerous other bookmaking and dice games.

Memorandum regarding Kansas City organized crime figure Morris "Snag" Klein, a former business partner of crime boss Charles Binaggio, as well as "Eddie Spitz" Ochadsey and John Noonan, and who was at that time serving a sentence in the federal penitentiary.

Memorandum describing testimony from Morris "Snag" Klein, stating that he was a partner of Charles Binaggio in the Missouri Electric and Construction Company and Ace Sales and Equipment Company, as well as the Green Hills and Last Chance gambling clubs.

Memorandum regarding Gus Gargotta, describing him as a brother of Charles Gargotta and operator of the Green Hills gambling club near Parkville, Missouri.

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