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  Al Capone
The fourth of nine children of immigrant parents from Naples, Al Capone was born in 1899 in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
Capone was shrewd enough even to hire Galluccio, the hood who had scarred him, as a bodyguard, an act that demonstrated to his men his capacity for magnanimity.
Capone's family took him to his mansion in Florida where he was to live out the next eight years, alternating between periods of lucidity and mental inertia.
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  Al Capone
Capone was a high class, family oriented and self-made gangster-millionaire who now had the attention of everyone.
Capone got into a fight with another inmate in the recreation yard and was placed in isolation for eight days.
Capone was admitted into the prison hospital and released a few days later with a minor wound.
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  The Biography Channel - Al Capone Biography
Al Capone was one of nine children born to his Italian immigrant parents.
At the age of 12, Al Capone dropped out of school and, by the time he was a teenager, was a member of a gang that was controlled by the mobster, Johnny Torrio.
Al Capone was also famously 'caught' in 1931, and he was successfully convicted of income-tax evasion.
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  Al Capone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Capone was born to Gabriele Capone (12 December 1864 – 14 November 1920) and his wife Teresina Raiola (28 December 1867 – 29 November 1952) in Brooklyn, New York, at the turn of the 20th century.
Capone was notorious during the Prohibition era for his control of the Chicago underworld and his bitter rivalries with gangsters such as Bugs Moran and Hymie Weiss.
Capone and his era were highlighted in the 1959 television film The Untouchables and its feature film and television series remakes, which have created the myth of the personal war between the crime lord and Eliot Ness.
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 Al Capone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Capone was still working for Frankie Yale and is thought to have committed at least two murders before being sent to Chicago in 1919, mainly to avoid the retribution of Bill Lovett, a violent lieutenant in the White Hand Gang, who was busy searching for Capone who had supposedly hospitalized one of his subordinates.
Capone was notorious during the Prohibition era for his control of large portions of the Chicago underworld and his bitter rivalries with North Side gangsters such as Dion O’Banion, Bugs Moran and O'Banion lieutenant Earl "Hymie" Weiss.
Capone earned the contempt of many of the inmates in Alcatraz when he refused to take part in a prisoners' strike after a sick inmate, accused of malingering, was denied medical treatment and died.
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 Al Capone - MSN Encarta
Al Capone (1899-1947), American notorious crime overlord and gang leader of the 1920s, also known as Scarface because of a knife cut to his left cheek.
Capone became a well-known gangster in Chicago, Illinois, controlling many illegal activities and amassing a large personal fortune.
Although Capone was a well-known gangster, he had stayed out of the reach of the law and defeated several murder charges.
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 BBC - Crime Case Closed - Al Capone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
It was Frank Capone not Al who bore the brunt of this reprisal and he was gunned down because he was unfortunate enough to be recognised.
Capone was tired of the endless killing, and decided to organise a Peace Conference at which a reprieve was agreed.
Al Capone's sentence began at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, but his crime syndicate provided him with money and a privileged existence, so he was soon moved to Alcatraz.
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 Al Capone's grave
Capone was born to Gabriele Capone (1865 – 1920) and his wife Teresina (“T[h]eresa”) Raiola (28 December 1867 1952) in Brooklyn, New York, at the turn of the 20th century.
Capone was notorious during the Prohibition era for his control of the Chicago underworld and his bitter rivalries with gangsters such as Bugs Moran and Hymie Weiss.
Capone was originally buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, in Chicago's far South Side between the graves of his father, Gabriele, and brother, Frank; however, in March 1950 the remains of all three family members were moved to Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois, west of Chicago.
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 Al Capone
Young Capone joined a street gang, earned a local reputation for violence, and received his later famous scar, probably in a bar fight.
Capone fascinated Americans preoccupied with crime and the social turmoil it symbolized.
Capone was convicted in 1929 of carrying a concealed handgun and spent 10 months in a Philadelphia jail.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/2214.html   (344 words)

  
 GANGSTERS INCORPORATED - AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE
Capone quickly improved the organisation of the Outfit, he expanded the city's vice industry between 1925 and 1930, Capone controlled bookie joints, nichtclubs, gambling houses, horse and race tracks, distilleries and breweries at a reported income of $100000000 a year.
A typical Capone murder consisted of of men renting an appartment across the street from the victim's residence and gunning him down when he stepped outside, the operations were quick and complete and Capone always had an alibi.
Capone was first buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Chicago's far South Side between the graves of his father, Gabriele, and brother, Frank, but in March of 1950 the remains of all three were moved to Mount Carmel Cemetery on the far West Side.
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 Biography: Al Capone
Capone was born in Brooklyn in 1899 to two Italian immigrants.
Al Capone became head of the Chicago mafia after Torrio was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt and stepped down from the head spot in 1925.
On November 24, Al Capone was sentenced to 11 years in Federal prison, fined $50,000, charged $7692 for court costs, and $215,000 in back taxes for tax evasion.
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 THE HAUNTING OF AL CAPONE
Al Capone was perhaps the most powerful crime boss of his day and remains one of the most recognized names in American history.
Capone was born in Brooklyn in 1899 and attended school through the sixth grade.
Capone was slashed by a hood named Frank Galluccio and he ended up with a huge scar on his face that would later inspire his hated "Scarface" nickname.
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 Al Capone, the Brutal Chicago Gangster and the Capone Family - The Crime library
This was not the case with Al Capone's family.
Gabriele Capone (not Caponi as often claimed) was one of 43,000 Italians who arrived in the U.S. in 1894.
Her third child, Salvatore Capone was born in 1895.
www.crimelibrary.com /gangsters_outlaws/mob_bosses/capone/index_1.html   (464 words)

  
 Al Capone
A journalistic biography of Al Capone, based on previously published biographies, media reports, government documents and interviews conducted with acquaintances of Capone and their descendants.
Al Capone was born in Brooklyn in 1899 to petit-bourgeois immigrants from Naples, Italy.
Capone prospered and in 1923 he took over the management of the operations in the town of Cicero, where the Torrio organization had moved its headquarters to evade Chicago's newly elected reform-mayor Dever.
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 Al Capone vs. Judge Rutherford
Al Capone was one of the very few elite rich people who bought a 1930 V-16 Cadillac.
Al Capone scorned and disobeyed the Law of the Land.
Al Capone did not hate and vilify the government that gave and protected his freedoms.
www.freeminds.org /history/capone_rutherford.htm   (753 words)

  
 Al Capone biography
Al Capone is one of the world's most known mobsters.
Al Capone is one of the most historically known mobsters in the Untied States.
Capone was sentenced to two years in prison, but only served nine months for good behavior.
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 Al Capone - Background Information
Upon his death, The New York Times said of Al Capone that he was "the symbol of a shameful era, the monstrous symptom of a disease which was eating into the conscience of America.
Alfonsi Capone came to America as a young child in 1894 with his family, from Naples, just one of 42,977 Italians to immigrate that year (Bergreen, 23).
The Capones eventually gained control of the city, but his brother Frank was shot and killed by the Chicago Police Department while he was bullying a number of election workers on Election Day.
www.umich.edu /~eng217/student_projects/nkazmers/capone1.html   (1046 words)

  
 History Files - Al Capone
Al Capone is America's best known gangster and the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the 1920s Prohibition era.
Capone had a leading role in the illegal activities that lent Chicago its reputation as a lawless city.
Capone was born on January 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York.
www.chicagohs.org /history/capone.html   (249 words)

  
 Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI History - Famous Cases
Capone had built a fearsome reputation in the ruthless gang rivalries of the period, struggling to acquire and retain "racketeering rights" to several areas of Chicago.
The Bureau's investigation of Al Capone arose from his reluctance to appear before a Federal Grand Jury on March 12, 1929, in response to a subpoena.
Capone resided on Palm Island with his wife and immediate family, in a secluded atmosphere, until his death due to a stroke and pneumonia on January 25, 1947.
www.fbi.gov /libref/historic/famcases/capone/capone.htm   (1083 words)

  
 THE HAUNTING OF AL CAPONE
Al Capone was perhaps the most powerful crime boss of his day and remains one of the most recognized names in American history.
Capone was slashed by a hood named Frank Galluccio and he ended up with a huge scar on his face that would later inspire his hated "Scarface" nickname.
Al Capone left a great imprint on the city of Chicago and perhaps the spirits of his victims, and maybe even Al himself, has left one too.
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 Al Capone: gangster
Capone was now rich and powerful but he still had the explosive temper which got him thrown out of school six years earlier.
Al Capone was the focus of IRS operations and in the summer of 1930 they had their first breakthrough when one of Capone’s minor players, Edward O’Hare decided to do a deal with them.
Capone tried to be a model prisoner but became involved in several prison fights, once being stabbed with a pair of scissors.
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 Al Capone Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Al "Scarface" Capone (1899-1947) was a notorious American gangster of the prohibition era.
Al Capone, whose real name was Alphonso Caponi, was born to Italian immigrant parents on Jan. 17, 1899, in Brooklyn, New York.
In October 1931 Capone was sentenced to ten years' hard labor, which he served in a penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, and on Alcatraz.
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 Al capone - artifact template   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Al Capone was born in Brooklyn, New York, on January 17, 1899, to Neapolitan immigrants Al Capone.
Al Capone was an infamous gangster who ruled Chicago's organized crime during the second half of the 1920s.
Pinochet: the Al Capone of the Southern Cone.
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 Al Capone (1959)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
This factual biography of gang lord Al Capone follows his rise and fall in Chicago gangdom during the Prohibition era.
The real Al Capone died of advanced syphilis which had become neurosyphilis.
Capone, in the movie, starts out as a simple bouncer and them works his way up to the bossman of the Chicago Syndicate.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0052543   (321 words)

  
 Capone, Al. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
His crime syndicate—which terrorized Chicago in the 1920s and controlled gambling and prostitution there—was estimated by the federal Bureau of Internal Revenue to have taken in $105 million in 1927 alone.
Capone was indicted (1931) by a federal grand jury for evasion of income tax payments and was sentenced to an 11-year prison term.
In 1939, physically and mentally shattered by syphilis, Capone was released.
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 Al Capone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Al Capone's pictures indicate that he was a powerful and ruthless killer.
Capone's hat is placed on the table along with another hat, showing that he had manners and class.
Capone's expression shows that he was not pleased that his picture was being taken.
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 Al Capone - Uncyclopedia
Al Capone (aka Al C'Pwn), born Albert Euroipodius Carprawn, was picked from a grape vineyard in 1337 by a blind nun and a nomad gypsy.
To become a pimp, Al C'PWN first needed to be initiated through the ceremony known as the "Pimping of the Ride" in which many badass pimpmobiles were created.
Al C'Pwn died in 1999 when he tried to pwn God.
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