Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone
(1899-1947) - American gangster who led a crime syndicate dedicated to
smuggling and bootlegging of liquor and other illegal activities during
Prohibition era. See Full Article
Robert Carey (1894-1932) - A Midwestern armed robber and
contract killer responsible for many crimes during the
Prohibition era. He was considered as a
suspect in the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre of 1929.
Tommy Carroll (1901-1934) -A member
of the Dillinger
Gang, Carroll was killed at Waterloo, Iowa on June 7,
1934 by police officers.
Gerald Chapman (1888-1926) - Known as the "Count of Gramercy Park." he was
once considered one of America's top ten criminals. He was
convicted of murdering police officer James Skelly and sentenced to hang
on April 6, 1926.
John Paul Chase (1901-1973) - After a crime spree of two
years with partner, George "Baby-Face" Nelson, a shootout occurred with
FBI agents, in which Nelson and two agents were killed. Chase was captured
and sent to
Alcatraz, where he served from 1935 to 1954. He was then
transferred to Leavenworth, where he was imprisoned until 1966. He died of
October 5, 1973.
Vivian Chase (1902-1935) - A Midwestern gangster of the 1920s and 1930s,
she was the associate of several robbers, including her husband,
George Chase, and Charlie Mayes. She is best known for her role in the
kidnapping of banker August Luer. She was found shot to death on November
3, 1935 in a parked car outside St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City,
The Chicago Outfit (1910-Present) - A crime
syndicate based in
Illinois, this mafia gang dates back to the early 1900s. It is distinct
from the New York City crime families, though all Italian-American crime
families are ruled by The Commission.
James "Oklahoma Jack" Clark - A bank robber who stole more than $15,000
from a bank in Clinton, Indiana, he was captured and sent to prison where
Harry Pierpont, and others. He escaped using pistols smuggled in by a
visitor, but was recaptured shortly thereafter and died in prison.
Jim Clark (1890-1929) - See
Russell "Boobie" Clark (??-1968)
- One of the original Dillinger Gang members after escaping from the Indiana State Prison, Clark was
captured in Tucson with other several other gang members sentenced to life
in prison for murder. After spending 34 years in prison, he was
released after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. He died four months
Theodore "Ted" Cole - Convicted of kidnapping in
Cole was sent to Alcatraz.
Along with a man named Ralph Roe, the pair escaped on December 16, 1937
and were never seen again.
James "Big Jim" Colosimo, aka: Diamond Jim
(1878–1920) - An early
Chicago mob boss who built an empire based on
prostitution, gambling, and racketeering. It was suspected that his own
gang member and nephew,
Johnny Torrio, had him killed because Colismo resisted
getting into the lucrative alcohol distribution business during
The Commission (1931-Present) - The
governing body of the Italian-American Mafia crime families in the United
States. The bosses of the New York Five Families provide the core
Cookson Hills Gang (1932-1934) - Led by
Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd, the gang blazed a path of robbery and