FBI - Records on all dead Chicago 1st Ward Aldermen

Shreyas Gandlur filed this request with the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking #

RF-369

NARA-NGC-2021-000081

1470113-000, 1470257-000, 1470239-000, 1470219-000, 1470146-000, 1470131-000, 1470142-000

1470113-000

Due Aug. 21, 2020
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Shreyas Gandlur

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

- All records and files, regardless of physical form, including cross-referenced documents and ELSUR records, concerning or mentioning the following individuals, all of whom are past Chicago aldermen. Unless otherwise specified, proof of death consists of a birth date >100 years old or being included in the copy of the RIDS Dead List located here (https://ia803107.us.archive.org/6/items/FBIRIDsDeadList2018/RIDSDeadList-2019.pdf).

1. John Joseph Coughlin a.k.a. "Bathhouse John"; "the Bath" (August 15, 1860 – November 11, 1938), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward. He, along with Michael Kenna, led the Grey Wolves and was known as one of the Lords of the Levee.

2. Michael Kenna a.k.a. "Hinky Dink" (August 20, 1857 – October 9, 1946), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward. He, along with John Joseph Coughlin, led the Grey Wolves and was known as one of the Lords of the Levee.

3. John Budinger (1865 or 1866 - September 20, 1951), a former Chicago alderman from the 4th ward (1910-1912) and 1st ward (1943-1951). He was known for being an associate of John Joseph Coughlin and Michael Kenna, and a part of their machine.

4. John D'Arco Sr. (March 27, 1912 – October 27, 1994), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward and member of the Illinois House. Among other things, he was investigated during Operation GAMBAT.

5. Michael L. Fiorito (August 1, 1911 - January 5, 1995), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward. He was an alderman between February 16, 1963 and May 6, 1963. He resigned on May 6 because he was a Wilmette resident, not a Chicago resident. Additionally, he was under investigation for the circumstances of his election, where he received won receiving over 9000 write-in votes, even though he entered the race less than 72 hours before the election.

6. Donald W. Parrillo (December 13, 1930 – March 4, 2020), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward (1963-1968). Proof of death is satisfied by a death notice in the Chicago Tribune that is available at the following link: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chicagotribune/obituary.aspx?pid=195618257. A PDF of this death notice is also attached to this request.

7. Fred Bruno Roti (December 18, 1920 – September 20, 1999), a former member of the Illinois Senate and Chicago alderman from the 1st ward (1968-1993). As a member of the Illinois Senate, he was part of The West Side Bloc, which was known for their links to organized crime. Roti was also widely believed to be a part of the Mafia. He was federally indicted in 1990 on corrupt charges and convicted in 1993.

I am aware that there are preprocessed records available for most, if not all, of these subjects. Please reprocess these records as previously claimed exemptions may no longer be applicable. Additionally, please perform an additional search for records for each of those subjects, beyond existing preprocessed records

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Shreyas Gandlur

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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From: Shreyas Gandlur

This is related to the response in FOIPA #1470146-000, related to records on John D’Arco. As my original FOIA request specified, please perform an additional search for records, including an additional search for cross-references. Additionally, please reprocess already preprocessed records for continuing applicability of exemptions.

Best,
Shreyas Gandlur

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

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From: Shreyas Gandlur

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

- All records and files, regardless of physical form, including cross-referenced documents and ELSUR records, concerning or mentioning the following individuals, all of whom are past Chicago aldermen. Unless otherwise specified, proof of death consists of a birth date >100 years old or being included in the copy of the RIDS Dead List located here (https://ia803107.us.archive.org/6/items/FBIRIDsDeadList2018/RIDSDeadList-2019.pdf).

1. John Joseph Coughlin a.k.a. "Bathhouse John"; "the Bath" (August 15, 1860 – November 11, 1938), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward. He, along with Michael Kenna, led the Grey Wolves and was known as one of the Lords of the Levee.

2. Michael Kenna a.k.a. "Hinky Dink" (August 20, 1857 – October 9, 1946), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward. He, along with John Joseph Coughlin, led the Grey Wolves and was known as one of the Lords of the Levee.

3. John Budinger (1865 or 1866 - September 20, 1951), a former Chicago alderman from the 4th ward (1910-1912) and 1st ward (1943-1951). He was known for being an associate of John Joseph Coughlin and Michael Kenna, and a part of their machine.

4. John D'Arco Sr. (March 27, 1912 – October 27, 1994), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward and member of the Illinois House. Among other things, he was investigated during Operation GAMBAT.

5. Michael L. Fiorito (August 1, 1911 - January 5, 1995), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward. He was an alderman between February 16, 1963 and May 6, 1963. He resigned on May 6 because he was a Wilmette resident, not a Chicago resident. Additionally, he was under investigation for the circumstances of his election, where he received won receiving over 9000 write-in votes, even though he entered the race less than 72 hours before the election.

6. Donald W. Parrillo (December 13, 1930 – March 4, 2020), a former Chicago alderman from the 1st ward (1963-1968). Proof of death is satisfied by a death notice in the Chicago Tribune that is available at the following link: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chicagotribune/obituary.aspx?pid=195618257. A PDF of this death notice is also attached to this request.

7. Fred Bruno Roti (December 18, 1920 – September 20, 1999), a former member of the Illinois Senate and Chicago alderman from the 1st ward (1968-1993). As a member of the Illinois Senate, he was part of The West Side Bloc, which was known for their links to organized crime. Roti was also widely believed to be a part of the Mafia. He was federally indicted in 1990 on corrupt charges and convicted in 1993.

I am aware that there are preprocessed records available for most, if not all, of these subjects. Please reprocess these records as previously claimed exemptions may no longer be applicable. Additionally, please perform an additional search for records for each of those subjects, beyond existing preprocessed records

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Shreyas Gandlur

From: National Archives and Records Administration

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=NARA-NGC-2021-000081&type=request)

* Tracking Number: NARA-NGC-2021-000081
* Requester Name: Shreyas Gandlur
* Date Submitted: 10/23/2020
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
Please see attachment

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We received your FOIAonline submission through MUCKROCK. The description
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Our office has found that the system whereby MuckRock connects you to
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Please send your record description and whatever you attached as soon as
possible.

Thank you.
Sincerely,

Susan Gillett
Government Information Specialist
Office of General Counsel
National Archives and Records Administration
College Park, MD 20740-6001
susan.gillett@nara.gov

From: National Archives and Records Administration

Dear Shreyas Gandlur:

Thank you for submitting your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to
the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), via the
*FOIAOnline* website. We received your request on October 23, 2020, and
the attachment with the records description arrived via FOIAonline on
October 26, 2020. You appear to be requesting FBI files about former
Chicago aldermen.

Our office uses the *FOIAonline* portal for FOIA and Privacy Act requests
for the National Archives and Records Administration's *operational* records
(records created by this agency). Your *FOIAOnline *request is for records
that may be *archival* records (records created by or originated in a
different agency but that may have been transferred to the legal custody of
NARA), to which access is restricted. Therefore, we have forwarded it to
our *Office of Research Services, Special Access and FOIA* (RF) staff who
handle FOIA requests for such archival records.

Since *Research Services* does not process FOIA requests through
*FOIAOnline*, we removed your request from the *FOIAOnline* website. *Special
Access *staff will assign you a new tracking number, and respond directly
to you. In the future, if you need to follow up with that office directly,
please contact them at the address below, or electronically via email.

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Office of General Counsel
National Archives and Records Administration
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Date: Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 2:41 PM
Subject: FOIA Request Deletion: NARA-NGC-2021-000081
To: <susan.gillett@nara.gov>

Below is an export of the submitted request information for the FOIA
request NARA-NGC-2021-000081.

- *Name and Address*
- First Name: Shreyas
- Middle Initial:
- Last Name: Gandlur
- Organization:
- Mailing Address Location: United States/U.S. Territories
- Address Line 1: 411A Highland Ave
- Address Line 2: MR97709
- City: Somerville
- State/Province: MA
- Zip/Postal Code: 02144
- *Contact Information*
- E-mail Address: requests@muckrock.com
- Phone Number: 6172991832
- Fax Number:
- *Agency and Fee Information*
- Assigned Agency: NGC - Office of General Counsel
- Will Pay Up To: $25.00
- *Description*
- Please see attachment
- *Fee Waiver*
- Fee Waiver Requested: No
- Fee Waiver Reason:
- *Expedited Processing*
- Expedited Processing Requested: No
- Expedited Processing Reason:

From: National Archives and Records Administration

Dear Shreyas Gandlur,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Act request for records in the
custody of the National Archives and Records Administration. Due to the
COVID-19 pandemic, we are not able to process FOIA requests according to
our normal procedures. We have assigned your request the temporary tracking
number RF-369. When we resume normal operations, we will log requests into
our system in the order they were received. At that time, we will provide
you with a new FOIA tracking number and a more substantive response. We
apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and
patience.

Sincerely,
Brigitte Flynn
Special Access & FOIA Staff

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