Bugs Moran

  • george "bugs" moran
    bugs moran.jpg
    moran in 1930s
    born
    adelard leo cunin

    (1893-08-21)august 21, 1893
    saint paul, minnesota, u.s.
    diedfebruary 25, 1957(1957-02-25) (aged 63)
    united states penitentiary, leavenworth, kansas, u.s.
    resting placeleavenworth federal penitentiary cemetery, u.s.
    nationalityamerican
    other namesgeorge gage, george morrissey, george miller
    occupationgangster, bootlegger
    years active1924–1945
    predecessorvincent drucci
    spouse(s)evelyn herrell (first wife)
    lucille logan bilezikdijan (m. 1922)
    children1
    allegiancenorth side gang
    criminal chargerobbery and conspiracy to counterfeit checks and cash in $62,000 worth of american express checks
    penalty10–20 years at ohio penitentiary; 5 years at leavenworth prison

    george clarence "bugs" moran (n/; born adelard leo cunin; august 21, 1893 – february 25, 1957) was an american chicago prohibition-era gangster. he was incarcerated three times before his 21st birthday. seven members of his gang were gunned down in a warehouse in the saint valentine's day massacre of february 14, 1929, supposedly on the orders of his rival al capone.

  • early life and career
  • prohibition
  • battling al capone
  • the st. valentine's day massacre
  • after prohibition
  • death in prison
  • personal life
  • in popular culture
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George "Bugs" Moran
Bugs Moran.jpg
Moran in 1930s
Born
Adelard Leo Cunin

(1893-08-21)August 21, 1893
DiedFebruary 25, 1957(1957-02-25) (aged 63)
Resting placeLeavenworth Federal Penitentiary Cemetery, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Other namesGeorge Gage, George Morrissey, George Miller
OccupationGangster, bootlegger
Years active1924–1945
PredecessorVincent Drucci
Spouse(s)Evelyn Herrell (first wife)
Lucille Logan Bilezikdijan (m. 1922)
Children1
AllegianceNorth Side Gang
Criminal chargeRobbery and conspiracy to counterfeit checks and cash in $62,000 worth of American Express checks
Penalty10–20 years at Ohio Penitentiary; 5 years at Leavenworth Prison

George Clarence "Bugs" Moran (n/; born Adelard Leo Cunin; August 21, 1893 – February 25, 1957) was an American Chicago Prohibition-era gangster. He was incarcerated three times before his 21st birthday. Seven members of his gang were gunned down in a warehouse in the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre of February 14, 1929, supposedly on the orders of his rival Al Capone.