Crime in the 1930’s By Meredith Bowden English Per. 2 McKillip 4/27/09
Al Capone <ul><li>The Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Born January 17, 1899 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Brooklyn, New York  </...
What he was known for <ul><li>Bootlegging, smuggling, operated casinos </li></ul><ul><li>Capone was never charged with mur...
Johnny “the Fox” Torrio <ul><li>The Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Born February 1882 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in the village...
What he was known for <ul><li>Torrio’s main gang operations was loan sharking, hijacking, and opium trafficking </li></ul>...
Frank Costello <ul><li>The Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Born January 26,1891 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in a mountain village...
What he was known for <ul><li>Costello controlled a vast gambling empire </li></ul><ul><li>Costello was an influential maf...
Sources <ul><li>Fisher, Kristi & Mark. “Frank Costello” Seize The Night. 4/19/09  http://www.carpenoctem.tv/mafia/costello...
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  1. 1. Crime in the 1930’s By Meredith Bowden English Per. 2 McKillip 4/27/09
  2. 2. Al Capone <ul><li>The Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Born January 17, 1899 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in Brooklyn, New York </li></ul><ul><li>Quit school in 6 th grade when he was 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Died January 25, 1947 </li></ul>
  3. 3. What he was known for <ul><li>Bootlegging, smuggling, operated casinos </li></ul><ul><li>Capone was never charged with murder but was suspected </li></ul><ul><li>Capone's most notorious killing was the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Johnny “the Fox” Torrio <ul><li>The Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Born February 1882 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in the village of Irsina, near Metera, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Torrio got into a gang as a teen </li></ul><ul><li>Died April 16, 1957 </li></ul>
  5. 5. What he was known for <ul><li>Torrio’s main gang operations was loan sharking, hijacking, and opium trafficking </li></ul><ul><li>Torrio helped build the Chicago Outfit </li></ul><ul><li>Torrio appointed the position of boss to Al Capone after an attempt to kill him was made </li></ul>
  6. 6. Frank Costello <ul><li>The Early years </li></ul><ul><li>Born January 26,1891 </li></ul><ul><li>Born in a mountain village in Calabria, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>His bother introduced him to gang activities </li></ul><ul><li>Died February18,1973 </li></ul>
  7. 7. What he was known for <ul><li>Costello controlled a vast gambling empire </li></ul><ul><li>Costello was an influential mafia boss </li></ul><ul><li>Costello’s gang became involved in robbery, loan sharking, theft, extortion, gambling and narcotics </li></ul><ul><li>He helped prevent a New York waterfront sabotage </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sources <ul><li>Fisher, Kristi & Mark. “Frank Costello” Seize The Night. 4/19/09 http://www.carpenoctem.tv/mafia/costello.html </li></ul><ul><li>Fisher, Kristi & Mark. “John Torrio” Seize The Night. 4/21/09 http://www.carpenoctem.tv/mafia/torrio.html </li></ul><ul><li>Al Capone “The History Files” 4/23/09 http://www.chicagohs.org/history/capone/cpn1.html </li></ul>
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