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The True Story Of How An Incompetent Gun-Runner Fraudulently Founded Streeterville

Capt. George Streeter was an incompetent gun-runner and vice lord who once declared himself the governor of the "Lake Michigan District" who would answer only the president.

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From Streeter's Wikipedia entry:

"From 1886 to 1921 Streeter spun lies, forged legal documents and used violence to wrest 186 acres of Lake Michigan shoreline away from its rightful owners. Failing in his efforts to defraud the wealthy landowners, he then turned to robbing the poor by selling them land that he did not own."

See also: Streeterville's Wikipedia entry.

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Posted on August 4, 2012


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