|Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an Italian-American gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate in Chicago from the early 1920s to 1931.|
Bootlegging, smuggling and prostitution made Capone millions.
|Capone was widely seen as the man responsible for ordering the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre, when seven rival gang members were executed in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on Chicago's North Side in 1929. |
The victims were executed in a garage at 2122 North Clark Street. (then SMC Cartage Co.)
Capone's mug shot in 1933
Weapons used in Saint Valentine's Day Massacre
Al Capone en route to prison in 1931
Prisoner #85: Al Capone's booking mugshot at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary