Important People in The Irishman

Brandt, Charles
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Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran

The book focuses on Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran. He was an American citizen of Irish and Swedish descent. He served time in the United States Army before getting involved with the mafia. Sheeran was a trusted member of this group before he even realized that they were criminals. Through his life of crime, Sheeran claims that he delivered weapons for use by the Cubans in the Bay of Pigs Invasion and worked as a hitman for both Bufalino and Hoffa. Sheeran also claims to have acted alone when he murdered both Gallo and Hoffa. However, Brand suggests none of these stories are supported by facts.

Jimmy Hoffa

Jimmy Hoffa was a powerful figure in the mafia as well as the president of the Teamsters’ Union. In order to get the position as president, Hoffa collected information against Beck, the current president. Bobby Kennedy tried...

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