Al Capone Biography

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adrian Cardona March 20, 2013 Al Capone http://www.chicagohs.org/history/capone/cpn2.html Born in 1899 Alphonse Capone was the fourth of nine children. From childhood Al Capone was already being bad, he had got into trouble with his teacher they got into trouble and then he never returned to school. He started off by getting involved with small-time street gangs, he eventually ranked up into the street mobs senior gang. There he was put as a bouncer at the gang’s local bar and during that he was attacked and slashed across the face giving him a hairless scar and then the new nickname “Scarface”. Capone then moved to Chicago to escape a murder charge even though he faced three charges of murder but only faced one day in jail since the court didn’t…show more content…
All of this caught the attention of gangsters and the profitable business of bootlegging. He now worked as a bouncer and bagman for the gang which he was paid well for. Then from a gang retaliation the current leader of the gang was taken out making Al Capone the new leader of the gang he took that power and controlled Chicago, he hired hit men to take out rivals and to make sure he was not cut out of a…show more content…
He then retired from the gang life to his mansion in Palm Island, Florida, where he eventually died on January 25, 1947. He was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Chicago’s far South Side between the graves of his father and brother ( Gabriele, and Frank), but in March the remains of all of them were removed and placed in Mount Carmel Cemetery on the far West Side. Where he rests and will mostly be known as “Scarface” for the rest of his

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