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, June 7, 2014
Ticket to ride
Eighty-eight years ago today the "bullet riddled" body of 24 year old James Sexton was found lying in the road on the outskirts of Chicago. James, it was said, was a beer runner who was taken for the proverbial ride and tossed out.
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.