Father of Streeterville

George and "Ma" Streeter. Often referred to as a squatter and gambler, the Chicago neighborhood of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100501258500" title="Streeterville" href="/topic/us/illinois/cook-county/chicago/streeterville-PLGEO100100501258500.topic">Streeterville</a> encompasses the area he once staked as his own. Emma "Ma" Streeter was George's third wife. Streeter died at the age of 84 in 1921.
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George and "Ma" Streeter. Often referred to as a squatter and gambler, the Chicago neighborhood of Streeterville encompasses the area he once staked as his own. Emma "Ma" Streeter was George's third wife. Streeter died at the age of 84 in 1921.

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