Evan Dawson Ms. Tyson English March 6 20
Organized Crimes in the 1930s: Bonnie and Clyde
The 1930s was a time where certain crimes and mischief were ordinary, but very unnecessary. It has been told that many crimes, being involved with gangsters were frightening, but notorious individuals, not being compared to any gangster like bonnie and clyde. Bonnie and Clyde were then represented as the most notorious criminals that ever lived.
Clyde may have been one of the most notorious gang affiliated criminals, but also grew up in a not so stable environment. Clyde, or Clyde Champion Barrow, had been born to the world March 24, 1909 in Telico of Texas. His parents were that of Henry and Cummie Barrow born as th sixth child of eight. Growing up in texas, clyde`s parents were known as tenant farmers. They did not make a decent pay, making it difficult to feed all of their children. All the way until clyde was 12 years of age, his parents gave up the tenant farming job, and moved to Dallas in Texas, where his father to part in opening a gas station. West Dallas ,were clyde grew up was a difficult town to live in, but clyde and his family fit right in. Clyde and his brother, named Marvin Barrow, were known to be in trouble with the law, stealing turkeys and cars. Clyde later then was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison for burglary. After his sentence he still continued the life of a gangster. Here it exclaims,”After working briefly as a construction laborer, Barrow quickly returned to a life of crime with fellow thief Raymond Hamilton often
accompanied by bonnie parker ”(Palombo). It basically explains how clyde was pulled quickly into the life of crime, and impossible to let go of it. Clyde was one of the people who doesn’t give up, especially crime like activity.
Bonnie Parker was known as a notorious criminal, but there are relapses to her life which impacted her entire criminal success. Bonnie was born October 1, of 1910 in the city of Rowena...