Which famous Minnesota brewer was kidnapped on this day in 1933?

On June 15, 1933, a famous Minnesota brewer was abducted in St. Paul and held for a $100,000 ransom. Who was he? A) Jacob Schmidt B) William Hamm Jr. C) August Schell For the answer, click on the headline above.
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B) Brewer William Hamm, Jr., is kidnapped at Minnehaha Street and Greenbrier Avenue in St. Paul. He is released on June 19 after a ransom of $100,000 is paid. The gang led by Alvin Karpis and Ma Barker were behind the kidnapping.

It is believed by some that the gang turned over half of the Hamm ransom money to the Chicago Mob under Frank Nitti after Nitti discovered that they were hiding Hamm in suburban Chicago and demanded half the ransom as "rent".

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