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Albert Marco victim, Mrs. Freeman
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Albert Marco, born Marco Albori, was an Italian bootlegger who was active in Los Angeles during the Prohibition Era in the 1920s. Marco worked closely with Charles H. Crawford, who ran city politics along with Kent Kane Parrot, a powerful attorney involved in city politics. On June 28, 1928 Marco was arrested and put on trial for assault with a deadly weapon when he shot Dominic Conterno and Harry Judson. He was found guilty on two counts and was sentenced to two seven-year terms. He was paroled in 1933 and deported to Italy. He returned to Los Angeles in 1937 hoping to permanently stay in the United States, but he was denied and ordered to return to Italy.
Photograph caption dated December 14, 1928 reads "Mrs. Jeannette Freeman and her husband, Dike C. Freeman, prepare to prosecute their suit for $67,500 damages against Albert Marco, alleged 'racketeer.' They charge they were injured by Marco in a cafe fight, which resulted in Marco's conviction of assault."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2112
Marco, Albert--Trials, litigation, etc
Organized crime--United States
Crime--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Portrait photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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