On this day in 1914 Future Louisiana Congressman Thomas Hale Boggs is born in Mississippi. While there is no obvious evidence available that Boggs was mobbed up he’s a politician in Louisiana during the heyday of the New Orleans Family and throughout Carlos Marcello’s reign. Boggs served on the Warren Commission which investigates the assassination of JFK. Marcello’s name doesn’t come up in the investigation. He disappears in an apparent plane crash in Alaska in October of 1972. The wreckage is never found.
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