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William marcy tweed aka boss tweed (april 3, 1823 - april 12, 1878), american politician, was the first political boss of tammany hall, which had formerly. Boss tweed's saloon, the essex street bar where in july an unconscious woman was locked overnight, was deemed to have 40 police. Few men are as synonymous with political corruption as william magear tweed —“boss tweed” as most knew him the “grand sachem” of. William magear tweed (april 3, 1823 – april 12, 1878)—often erroneously referred to as william marcy tweed (see below), and widely known as boss.
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