Al Capone's Life
Capone's Early Years
The well known gangster Alphonso Capone A.K.A. "Scar Face", was born January 17, 1899. He was the son of Italian immigrants, Teresina and Gabriel Capone. While he was in school he had to repeat 6th grade. When he was on his second year of 6th grade got suspended for hitting a teacher and he never came back at the age of 14.
The St. Valentines Day Massacre, he invited some people over for dinner in his garage. Posing as the police they dropped they're guns and weaponless they got gunned down and 7 of Moran's men were killed. Bugs Moran made it out of the slaughter. Capone also committed 22 counts of tax evasion and he was sent to prison for 11 years. When he was in court he paid one of the jurors at the last second and the judge switched to a entirely new jury. They had found him guilty.
Prison for Capone
In 1932 Capone was sent to Atlanta Federal Prison, Capone was caught bribing guards. He spent 2 years there and was then sent to Alcatraz. He was transferred there in 1934. Isolated from the outside world he no longer could continue his big image as the big bad Capone. After spending 6 and a half years his health was very quickly declining, therefore he was released and sent to a hospital in 1939 where he remained for 3 years.
His final days
Capone's heath was very poor because when he was a young man he got syphilis from one of the many girls he was with. His health was very quickly deteriorating. When he was released from Alcatraz he spent his last days with his wife in Miami. Capone had a heart attack and stroke leading to his death. Capone died of cardiac arrest on January 25, 1947.