By: Clay Hausman
Tom Pendergast Biography
Tom Pendergast, born 1872-1945, was head of the democratic politician machine in Kansas City, Missouri. At the time Tom ran the biggest city West of the Mississippi River with 324,410 people One of Tom's well known achievements is helping Harry S. Truman become President.
Tom Pendergast in his mid 40's.
Harry S. Truman
President from Missouri, known to be assisted by Tom Pendergast.
The Pendergast Home
The Pendergast family was very rich and powerful.
Video Questions "The Kansas City Mafia and the Pendergast Machine"
HINT: Within the first two minutes.
"Tom Pendergast" Wikipedia, 2014. Web. 10 Dec. 2014.
"Harry S. Truman" Wikipedia, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014.
"The Kansas CIty Mafia and the Pendergast Machine" Youtube. Web. 10 Dec. 2014