Your daily dose of old world gangsters who were rubbed out doing what they loved most. Plus some other fun stuff.
Arrest of Francis 'Two Gun' Crowley
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Meet John May
John was a failed robber and safe cracker who worked as a truck mechanic for Chicago's Northside gang. In addition to maintaining the gangs fleet of trucks for $50 a week, John would sometimes ride along on deliveries.
Author of: On The Spot: Gangland Murders in Prohibition New York City 1930-1933, Hollywood on the Spot: Crimes Against the Early Movie Stars, Legs Diamond: Gangster. Gangster City: The History of the New York Underworld 1900-1935. Notorious New Yorkers: Two Gun Crowley. Notorious New Yorkers: The Bobbed Haired Bandit. Notorious New Yorkers: Vivian Gordon.