Jimmy Hoffa


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Noun1.Jimmy Hoffa - United States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union; he was jailed for trying to bribe a judge and later disappeared and is assumed to have been murdered (1913-1975)
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In I Heard You Paint Houses, Sheeran says: "He reached for the door knob and Jimmy Hoffa got shot twice at a decent range - not too close or the paint splatters back at you - in the back of the head behind his right ear."
In 1956, Tom Coffey knuckled under Jimmy Hoffa's six-month-long Teamsters strike.
1975 AMERICAN Labour leader Jimmy Hoffa mysteriously vanished and was never heard of again.
"While I'm at it, I should go ahead and admit yes, my dad killed JFK, he is secretly Elvis and Jimmy Hoffa is buried in his backyard."
EVENTS 1964: Jimmy Hoffa, the president of the powerful American Teamsters union, is sentenced to eight years on bribery charges.
As David Weiget reported in "The Liberal Candidate," reason's December 2007 cover story, Giuliani's interest in politics was first sparked watching Robert Kennedy, then a lawyer, questioning Teamster president Jimmy Hoffa at a 1957 Senate hearing.
Kelley frames his work against a backdrop of the social and political upheaval of his times, including the 1967 Detroit riots, the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, and the assassinations of John F.
A police officer's handbook from 1875, fingerprints from labor leader Jimmy Hoffa, and a 1940s surveillance camera hidden in a pack of Marlboro cigarettes are among the artifacts showcased at the new Detroit Police Museum, which opened earlier this year.
Other cases featured in this gossip-mongering but undoubtedly fascinating documentary involve the kidnapping and murder of aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby son in 1927 and that of US union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who went missing in 1975.
It's a staggering conundrum which sits up there with who's doing the crop circles, where's Jimmy Hoffa and does the light stay on when you close the fridge door.
Congress determined that these standards were necessary due to numerous scandals concerning the manipulation of large pension funds during the 1960s-the most notorious example of such fraud involving the infamous Jimmy Hoffa.
In 1964, Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa was sentenced in Chicago to five years in federal prison for defrauding his union's pension fund.