Al Capone: The Greatest Mobster

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Al Capone; the Greatest Mobster Al Capone was born on January 7, 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, United states and died on January 25, 1947 in Palm Island, Miami Beach, Florida United States. Al Capone was always a promising student when growing up, but never respected any rules, finally when he was 14 he got expelled for hitting his teacher in the face. Al worked a few jobs afterwards like working in bowling allies, until he was influenced by a gangster named John Torrio, who then became his mentor. When he was 19 he married a girl names Mae Josephine Coughlin on December 30, 1918. When had gotten married his parents had to consent for the marriage on paper since he was only 19 and not the legal age of 21; a month before his wedding Mae had a baby boy. Capone killed two men, but was never put to trial.…show more content…
Capone had men all over the place and always new all plots set against him. Capone was very good at killing his enemies. He typically got his men to rent an apartment across the street from the victim and when they came outside they would kill him. Al Capone always had an alibi so was never charged with any murders. Al Capone’s greatest crime was the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre on February 14, 1929. Four of Capone’s men entered a garage at 2122 N Clark Street. Two of his men were pressed as police so the men at the garage propped their guns thinking it was a police raid, but then Capone’s men shot over 150 bullets in their victims. 6 out of the 7 were part of the Moran gang, but the last was an unlucky friend. Al Capone’s alibi was that he was in Florida. Even though Al had ordered dozens of deaths and even killed with his own hands, he was a good and generous man. He was the first to open a soup kitchen after the stock market crashed. With the beginning of the Great Depression he ordered merchants to give clothes and food to the needy at his own expense. Al was never tried for most his crimes, and in 1926 was only in jail for one

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