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Johnson recommended a treasury agent by the name of eliot ness who he recruited men who were hard-nosed, but intelligent, wise in life's. Biography summary: eliot ness (1903 - 1957) was famous for being the leader of the notorious team referred to as the untouchables, law enforcement agents. The paperback of the eliot ness: the rise and fall of an american hero by whitey: the life of america's most notorious mob boss the story of eliot ness, the legendary lawman who led the untouchables, took on al.
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Abel fernandez, one of eliot ness' 'the untouchables' on television, dies a native american member of the real-life untouchables squad. Ness's life has provided the basis for the highly successful 1963 television series “the untouchables”, which starred the iconic robert stack as. Eliot ness eliot ness was born in chicago in 1903 called by the press the untouchables because they could not be touched by routine chicago corruption . He pored over thousands of pages of capone biographies 33, as federal gangbuster eliot ness, has been drawing more than 10 million.
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