Al "Scarface" Capone
By Sarah May
The Life of Al Capone
Capone was trialed in October of 1931 for tax evasion. He was first sent to a federal penitentiary in Atlantic, Georgia. Later Capone was transferred to Alcatraz, also known as "The Rock", in San Francisco bay. He was supposed to serve ten years but was released four years earlier due to good behavior. Capone went to live in his mansion on Palm Island, Florida where he died on January 25, 1947.
Capone has 3 scars on the left side of his face. Some of his friends called him Scarface and he hated it.
The most famous picture of Al. He was often seen smoking cigars.
One of 'The Rocks' most famous prisoners
The mug shots of Al from Alcatraz itself.