Profession: Bank Robber
Why Famous: During his 40 year criminal career, he stole an estimated $2 million. He spent more than half of his life in prison but was able to escape three separate times.
- 1929-10-21 Bank robber Willie Sutton (28) weds Louise Leudemann
- 1947-02-09 Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia
- 1950-03-09 Willie Sutton robs Manufacturers Bank of $64,000 in NYC