Diamond, Legs

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Name
Diamond, Legs Gender: M
Diamond, John Thomas
born on 10 July 1897 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Philadelphia PA, USA, 39n57, 75w10
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Conflicting/unverified
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 18°13' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°45 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 09°39'



Biography

American gangster, shot to death by rival gang while in bed with show-girl lover in a hotel in Albany. From a Catholic family, he formed his first gang when just a kid. He revered his mom but when she died, he was age 12 and all control over the boy was lost. He hated work and found that he could outrun the cops while carrying stolen goods. That and a love for dancing gave him his nickname.

At 18, he eloped with his 16-year old girlfriend, who left him after a few beatings. In 1926 he married Alice Schiffer, 24, but his main interest was showgirls. He was the mob's most notorious stage-door Johnny.

A shake-down mobster, he cultivated a number of enemies, actually taking bullets on 10/25/1927 and recovering nicely. On 12/16/1931, his rivals finally caught up to him with three slugs in the head and neck. The law never had enough evidence to make an arrest.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Death by Homicide 16 December 1931 (Shot in the head)
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Source Notes

Sabian Symbols No.273. Van Norstrand gives the same date and time but for New York City, in AA 2/62. A news clipping in hand gives July 11, 1898.

Categories

  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Thief/ Financial crime (Gangster)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Homicide serial (Gangster)
  • Passions : Criminal Victim : Homicide victim (Shot to death)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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