|1.||Pretty Boy Floyd|
A name given to Charles Arthur Floyd, a notorious bank robber that operated during the depression-era. Pretty Boy Floyd was one of the Public Enemies during this time period, along with John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, Alvin Karpis...etc.more...
Floyd was a native of Oklahoma, where he commited his first few crimes, his first crime being the theft of $3.50 in pennies from a local post office. He was first arrested after robbing an armored truck with an accomplice, in which he was incarcerated for 3 years, during which his wife, Ruby Floyd, divored him.
After serving his sentence, he attempted to find work, but to no avail, as few jobs would accept a ex-felon. He then turned to a life of crime carried out with various accomplices, one of which was with him during his armored car robbery.
After many robberies, he then reconciled with his wife and moved away with his wife and son. Close to this time is when he met George Birdwell, a fellow bank robber. With George and two women whom for one of which Floyd persued a relationship with, the Floyd gang was established. After his friend and accomplice George Birdwell was killed in an attempt to rob a bank, he then slowed down his bank robbing career, as he slowly crept up the ranks on the Public Enemy list.
He was also, by many accounts, falsely accused for murdering several government age...