Frankie Yale- Forgotten Mob Boss Frankie Yale was born in 1893 in Italy. Original Frankie shared the family name of Ioele, but when his family immigrated from Italy when he […]
Frankie Yale’s funeral went down in history as one of the most expensive and most attended of mob related funerals.
“All I ever did was sell beer and whiskey to our best people. All I ever did was to supply a demand that was pretty popular.”- “Scarface Source: http://www.alcaponebio.com/al_capone_quotes.html
Al “Scarface” Capone Born in 1899 in Brooklyn, New York. Italian immigrant parents At age 19, Al married Mae Coughlin and was pressured to maintain the straight and narrow path, […]
Famous Rum Runner William “Bill” McCoy “Founder of Rum Row”-A series of boats that served as bars and platforms for wholesale. Nickname “The Real McCoy” for not “cutting” his alcohol […]
“When I sell liquor, it’s called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it’s called hospitality.”-Al Capone Source:. Prohibition. Crime Museum. Web. 20 Nov 2013. <http://www.crimemuseum.org/prohibition>.
“I went for the cash and I stayed in it for the fun it gave me.” William “Bill” McCoy Source: Davis, Ennis. Bootlegging and Rum-Running. Metro Jacksonville, 13 Oct 2011. […]