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Saturday, 9 March 2019

The Life of Al Capone Through These 15 Vintage Photos

Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era. He was the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old when he was found guilty of tax evasion and sent to prison for 11 years. Here are vintage photos that may describe a part of his life.
Al Capone and his wife Mae
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Al Capone with his mom Teresa
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Al Capone with his family
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Al Capone in a bathing suit at his Palm Island, Florida, 1929
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Al Capone is the man on the lower, May 1929
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J. Fritz Gordon, Al Capone, and Julio Morales in Havana, Cuba, 1930
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Al Capone fishing in Florida, 1930
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Al Capone and his son Albert Capone with a baseball signing by Chicago Cubs player Gabby Hartnett, 1931
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Al Capone on trial for income tax evasion and violating the Volstead Act, 1931
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Al Capone leaving the federal court, October 1931
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Al Capone looking straight into the camera when charging out of Federal Court in Chicago with his attorney by his side, Michael Ahern on Oct. 11, 1931
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Capone plays cards during his transport to prison to serve a sentence for tax evasion
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Al Capone, right, leaving Harrisburg, Pa. with a federal officer for Lewisburg, Pa., where he was released after spending seven years in prison in Atlanta and San Francisco’s Alcatraz, Nov. 16, 1939
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Al Capone with his family in Florida after he got out of prison
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Al Capone with a gang at a bar, 1945
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