Wednesday, 24 July 2019

858) Virginia Hill

Virginia Hill (born Onie Virginia Hill; 1916 – 1966). American organized crime figure. An Alabama native, Hill became a Chicago outfit courier during the mid-1930s. Hill was famous for being the girlfriend of mobster Bugsy Siegel.

- "Siegel’s girlfriend, Virginia Hill, who had red hair and long legs that earned her the nickname “flamingo” form the usually fuming crime lord."

- "The Flamingo was named after Hill, whom Bugsy nicknamed Flamingo for her flaming red hair."…

- "She was a timid, ginger-haired child who’d scrounge pennies to buy other children candy."…/…/history-woman-who-asked-too-much

- “Flamingo” was, indeed, her nickname—some say for her red hair and long legs, other say for the reddish tint her complexion took on when she was drinking."…/5-misconceptions-about-bugsy-…/

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