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Al Capone Associates - William Hale Thompson, Frankie Yale, Frank Nitti, Tony Accardo, Johnny Torrio, Joe Aiello, Louis Campagna, Jack McGurn (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Al Capone Associates - William Hale Thompson, Frankie Yale, Frank Nitti, Tony Accardo, Johnny Torrio, Joe Aiello, Louis...

Al Capone Associates - William Hale Thompson, Frankie Yale, Frank Nitti, Tony Accardo, Johnny Torrio, Joe Aiello, Louis Campagna, Jack McGurn (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: William Hale Thompson, Frankie Yale, Frank Nitti, Tony Accardo, Johnny Torrio, Joe Aiello, Louis Campagna, Jack McGurn, Edward J. O'Hare, Frank Rio, Jake Guzik, John Scalise, Fred Burke, James Colosimo, Morris Rudensky, Antonio Lombardo, Sam Battaglia, Robert Carey, Jack Zuta, Gus Winkler, Walter Stevens, James McLain, Claude Maddox. Excerpt: Francesco Ioele (January 22, 1893 - July 1, 1928), better known as Frankie Uale or Frankie Yale, was a Brooklyn gangster and original employer of Al Capone before the latter moved to Chicago. Born in Italy, Francesco Ioele (yo-ay-lee) and his family arrived in America ca 1901. As a teenager, Ioele was befriended by John Torrio, who ushered him into the Five Points Gang and groomed him for a life of crime. Shortly after Torrio left for Chicago in 1909, Ioele "Americanized" his last name to Uale. Despite his medium height and chubby build, Uale was a fearsome fistfighter and thief. In 1910, at age 17, Frankie and a friend, a wrestler named Booby Nelson, beat up some drunks in a Coney Island pool hall, cracking pool cues and hurling billiard balls. One of his early arrests, in October 1912, was on suspicion of homicide. Like mentor Johnny Torrio, Frankie Uale was one of a new breed of gangster who believed in putting business ahead of ego. After getting started with some basic racketeering, Uale took control of Brooklyn's ice delivery trade by selling "protection" and creating monopolies. With the proceeds from these rackets, in 1917 Uale opened a bar on Seaside Walk in Coney Island known as the Harvard Inn. Hoping to capitalize on the collegate name of his bar, Uale began using the name Yale. It was at the Harvard Inn that a young waiter named Al Capone got his famous facial scars by Frank Galluccio when Capone insulted Galluccios' younger sister Lena. Galluccio tried to cut his ...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-15238-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-15238-7
Barcode: 9781155152387

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