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Alvin Karpis

Alvin KarpisAKA Francis Alvin Karpavicz

Born: 10-Aug-1907
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: 26-Aug-1979
Location of death: Torremolinos, Spain
Cause of death: Accident - Overdose
Remains: Buried, Cementerio de San Miguel, Málaga, Spain

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Former Public Enemy #1

Father: John Karpowicz
Mother: Anna Karpowicz
Sister: Clara (b. Topeka KS)
Sister: Emily (b. Grand Rapids MI)
Sister: Mihalin (b. London)
Wife: Dorothy Slayman Karpis (div. 1935)
Girlfriend: Delores Delaney (1 son)
Son: Raymond (d. 11-Oct-2001)
Girlfriend: Nancy (at the time of his death)

    Burglary convicted 1924
    Robbery convicted 1926 (sentenced ten years reformatory)
    Murder Wanted in 14 states at one time
    Kidnapping Sentenced to Alcatraz
    Inmate: Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary (1936-62)
    Inmate: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary six months (1958)
    Deported to Canada (1969)
    Lithuanian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

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