Charles Arthur Floyd, AKA Pretty Boy, was bestowed the “Public Enemy Number One” title upon Dillinger’s death, largely because he was wanted for the murder of two policemen and two FBI agents in an event known as the Kansas City Massacre.
Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd - Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd, shot and killed by FBI agents a year after the Kansas City Massacre; the Bureau insisted that he was one of the killers, but Floyd denied being one of the killers with his dying breath.
Jack Diamond, Aka Legs Diamond Photo Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett
Jack Diamond, Aka Legs Diamond ~ John "Legs" Diamond, alias Jack Moran (July 10, 1897-December 18, 1931), aka Gentleman Jack, was a famous Irish-American gangster in New York City during the Prohibition era. A bootlegger and close associate of gambler Arnold Rothstein, Diamond survived a number of attempts on his life between 1919 and 1931, causing him to be known as the "clay pigeon of the underworld."
In actual numbers, African-American soldiers comprised 10% of the entire Union Army. Losses among African-Americans were high, and from all reported casualties, approximately one-third of all African-Americans enrolled in the military lost their lives during the Civil War.
Amelia Elizabeth Dyer née Hobley (1838 – 10 June 1896) was the most prolific baby farm murderer of Victorian England. She was tried and hanged for one murder, but there is little doubt she was responsible for many more similar deaths—possibly 400 or more—over a period of perhaps twenty years.
Jesse Pomeroy youngest serial killer in Massachusett 's history. By age 12 had tortured & maimed several boys, was sentenced to 6 yrs., serving only 17 mos.At 14 murdered a 4 yr. old boy, was caught & confessed, also to murdering a previously missing 10 yr old girl. Dec. 1874 sentenced to death, but due to age, commuted to life in prison, serving 56 yrs.
Carmine Galante-By 1940, Galante was carrying out "hits" for Vito Genovese, the official underboss of the Luciano crime family. Galante had an underworld reputation for viciousness and was suspected by the New York Police Department of involvement in over eighty murders. He went from being chauffeur of Bonanno family boss, Joseph Bonanno, to caporegime and then underboss. He was said to have been loyal to Bonanno. They also shared a common enemy, Carlo Gambino of the Anastasia crime family.
Jesse James was born in Missouri, and along with his brother, Frank, was a Confederate guerrilla fighter during the Civil War. After the war, the James boys joined the Younger brothers and formed the James-Younger Gang. Together, they robbed banks, stagecoaches, and trains.
Kate "Ma" Barker (born Arizona Donnie Clark; October 8, 1873 – January 16, 1935) was the mother of several criminals who ran the Barker gang from the "public enemy era", when the exploits of gangs of criminals in the U.S. Midwest gripped the American people and press.