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Bugs Moran

Gangster Bugs Moran

Full Name: George Clarence Moran
Profession: Gangster

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: A Chicago Prohibition-era gangster, he has been credited with popularizing the act of driving by a rival's hangout and spraying it with gunfire, now referred to as a drive-by shooting.

Seven members of his gang were also gunned down in a warehouse, known as the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre.

Born: August 21, 1891
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Star Sign: Leo

Died: February 25, 1957 (aged 65)
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

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