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Al Capone

Al Capone

Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as boss ended when he was 33 years old. Born in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City to Italian immigrants, Capone was a Five Points Gang member. In his early twenties, he moved to Chicago and became bodyguard and trusted factotum for Johnny Torrio, head of a syndicate that supplied alcohol and that was politically protected through the Unione Siciliana. A conflict with the North Side Gang was instrumental in Capone's rise and fall. ... more on Wikipedia

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