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 (kə-pōn′), Alphonse Known as "Al." Also called "Scarface." 1899-1947.
American gangster who ruthlessly ruled the Chicago underworld and was imprisoned (1931-1939) for tax evasion.


(Biography) Alphonse, called Al. 1899–1947, US gangster in Chicago during Prohibition



Al(phonse) ( “Scarface” ), 1899–1947, U.S. gangster and Prohibition-era bootlegger, probably born in Italy.
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Noun1.Capone - United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)Capone - United States gangster who terrorized Chicago during prohibition until arrested for tax evasion (1899-1947)
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Al Capone failed in his attempt to win the Prix La Haye Jousselin for the eighth consecutive time at Auteuil yesterday and thus set a world record for the most wins in one race, but he went out in a blaze of glory, writes Desmond Stoneham.
Michael was born September 26, 1914, a son of Natale and Mollie (Pane) Capone.
STEPHEN Graham might be playing Al Capone in a US TV series but he's just come up with an idea better suited to one of the gangster's brainless henchmen.
MUCH HAS been written and said in the last 10 days about the escape of convicted murderer and rapist Al Capone, who had exposed the monumental incompetence of the police, the prison authorities and the government.
The display also includes the cell of gangster Al Capone and the car in which outlaws Bonnie and Clyde were killed.
1931 - Al Capone was jailed for 11 years for tax evasion.
The story of crime boss Al Capone was fictionalized in the hit films of the era, the Howard Hawks-directed, Howard Hughes-produced ``Scarface'' (1932) with Paul Muni as the power-mad mobster Tony Camonte, and in Mervyn LeRoy's ``Little Caesar,'' with Edward G.
1931: American gangster Al Capone was sentenced to 11 years in Alcatraz for incometax evasion: Notorious gangster Alphonse Capone was born in 1899 in Brooklyn, the son of Italian immigrants.
Capone, an oceanographer at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Capone has also been appointed the President of Central Hudson Enterprises Corporation (CHEC), with oversight responsibility for all CHEC operations, including Griffith Energy Services.
The book tells how Capone hired Glaswegian Kerr - a former soldier - as his personal bodyguard after fleeing to Florida following the 1929 St Valentine's Day massacre.