James McBratney

James McBratney

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James McBratney was an Irish American who is believed to have been involved in the kidnapping of Emanuel "Manny" Gambino in October 1972 and Lucchese crime family caporegime Francesco Manzo and Gambino crime family mafioso Vincent D'Amore.James McBratney a.k.a. "Jimmy From Queens" was born to first generation Irish emigrants from Northern Ireland in 1941. He first met his longtime friend and fellow Irishman, Edward Maloney at Green Haven Correctional Facility where McBratney had been convicted of armed robbery. Maloney would later describe James as a "devoted family man." McBratney stood at 6'3," weighed 250 pounds and was an avid weightlifter who was said to have been able to benchpress 400 pounds. Maloney later commented about McBratney's behavior while incarcerated saying, "he was quiet, a listener and learner and soon we were discussing heists we might do together." McBratney was very knowledgeable about firearms and wanted to become a collectorshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135738534
  • 9786135738537