The Life of Al Capone Through These 15 Vintage Photos

Alphonse Gabriel “Al” Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era. He was the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old. Here are vintage photos that may describe a part of his life.

Al Capone and his wife Mae

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Al Capone with his mom Teresa

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Al Capone with his family

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Al Capone in a bathing suit at his Palm Island, Florida, 1929

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Al Capone is the man on the lower, May 1929

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J. Fritz Gordon, Al Capone, and Julio Morales in Havana, Cuba, 1930

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Al Capone fishing in Florida, 1930

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Al Capone and his son Albert Capone with a baseball signing by Chicago Cubs player Gabby Hartnett, 1931

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Al Capone on trial for income tax evasion and violating the Volstead Act, 1931

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Al Capone leaving the federal court, October 1931

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Al Capone looking straight into the camera when charging out of Federal Court in Chicago with his attorney by his side, Michael Ahern on Oct. 11, 1931

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Capone plays cards during his transport to prison to serve a sentence for tax evasion

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Al Capone, right, leaving Harrisburg, Pa. with a federal officer for Lewisburg, Pa., where he was released after spending seven years in prison in Atlanta and San Francisco’s Alcatraz, Nov. 16, 1939

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Al Capone with his family in Florida after he got out of prison

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Al Capone with a gang at a bar, 1945

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