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Tucker, Samuel A.


Sam Tucker was a Las Vegas, Nevada casino executive and former bootlegger. He was an associate of Moe Dalitz in the Prohibition-era liquor trade in Cleveland before moving to Las Vegas in the late 1940s to invest in the Desert Inn with Dalitz and others. Tucker served as chair of the United Jewish Appeal in Las Vegas from 1953 to 1956.


Dalitz, Moe. Interview, 1977-1978. OH-02067. Transcript. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.