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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.
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(Biography) Alphonse, called Al. 1899–1947, US gangster in Chicago during Prohibition
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Al(phonse) ( “Scarface” ), 1899–1947, U.S. gangster and Prohibition-era bootlegger, probably born in Italy.
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