Machine Gun Kelly Rank
About Machine Gun Kelly
Machine Gun Kelly was a notorious American gangster and businessman who specialized in a number of criminal activities, most notably armed robbery and bootlegging. His criminal career came to an end in 1933 after he kidnapped a wealthy oil tycoon named Charles F. Urschel and received a ransom of $200,000. The crime eventually led to his capture. He was subsequently convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment along with his wife Kathryn Kelly.
He had two sons with his first wife Geneva Ramsey. His second marriage was to Kathryn Kelly, who was also a member of his criminal gang.
He derived his well-known nickname “Machine Gun Kelly” from his weapon of choice, a Thompson submachine gun.
He died suddenly of a heart attack on his birthday in 1954. He was still in prison at the time of his death.
Machine Gun Kelly Rank
Machine Gun Kelly's Popularity
Machine Gun Kelly was a famous American gangster, who was born on July 18, 1895. As a person born on this date, Machine Gun Kelly is listed in our database as the 22nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 18) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1895).
People born on July 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Machine Gun Kelly is the 554th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Machine Gun Kelly's birthday, Machine Gun Kelly is the 3745th most famous American and ranks 20th in famous people born in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
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