The Life of Al Capone Through These 15 Vintage Photos

People | March 3, 2016

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 when he was found guilty of tax evasion and sent to prison for 11 years. Here are vintage photos that may describe a part of his life.

Al Capone and his wife Mae


Al Capone with his mom Teresa


Al Capone with his family


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


Al Capone is the man on the lower, May 1929


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


Al Capone fishing in Florida, 1930


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


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


Al Capone leaving the federal court, October 1931


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


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


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


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


Al Capone with a gang at a bar, 1945


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