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Virginia Hill

Born Aug 26, 1916

Virginia Hill was a Chicago Outfit courier who was famous for being the girlfriend of Genovese crime family mobster Bugsy Siegel, following the breakdown of his marriage.

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1916 Birth Born on August 26, 1916.


1934 17 Years Old Siegel had traveled to Southern Nevada in 1934 with Meyer Lansky's lieutenant Moe Sedway, on Lansky's orders to explore expanding operations. … Read More


1946 29 Years Old On June 20, 1946, Siegel formed the Nevada Project Corporation of California, naming himself president. … Read More


1947 30 Years Old …  On the night of June 20, 1947, as Siegel sat with his associate Allen Smiley in Hill's Beverly Hills home reading the Los Angeles Times, an unknown assailant fired at him through the window with a .30-caliber military M1 carbine, hitting him many times, including twice in the head (Smith). … Read More
1954 37 Years Old Hill spent her remaining years in Europe because she was accused by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of failing to pay $161,000 in income tax and indicted on June 23, 1954. … Read More


1966 50 Years Old She died of an overdose of sleeping pills, an apparent suicide, in Koppl, near Salzburg, Austria on March 24, 1966 at the age of 49. … Read More
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