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Pendergast, Thomas

Syllabification: Pen·der·gast, Thomas
Pronunciation: /ˈpendərˌɡast/

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Definition of Pendergast, Thomas in English:

( 1872–1945), US politician; full name Thomas Joseph Pendergast. An early supporter of Harry Truman, he was the acknowledged Democratic boss of Kansas City, Missouri. He served time in prison for income tax evasion 1939–40.

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