George "Machine Gun" Kelly

American Gangster George "Machine Gun" Kelly Full Name: George "Machine Gun" Kelly


Profession: American Gangster
Why Famous: Bootlegger, bank robber and kidnapper who made headlines in the 1930's for kidnapping of oil tycoon Charles F. Urschel, collecting $200,000 in ransom.

Born: July 18, 1895
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Died: July 18, 1954 (aged 58)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events in the Life of George "Machine Gun" Kelly

  • 1933-10-12 Gangster George Francis Barnes, aka Machine Gun Kelly, is sentenced to life imprisonment

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