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The Leonore Bank robbery happened in 1935. You can read more about it in Steve Stout's Starved Rock Stories book.
Below is a newspaper clipping from the local newspaper to help you understand what happened. Thanks to John Barron for doing this story for the paper so many years ago. Also a special thanks to those who contributed the few photos seen below.

Leonore Bank Robbery January 15 1935
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Joe Tutaj Sr born 1904-1969
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Naas is pictured below on right.
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Leonore Depot
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I wrote a tune about the bank robbery and you can see it here on You tube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYWTw9iDH7I































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