Baby Face Nelson

Baby Face Nelson

Bank Robber
Born Dec 6, 1908
Hometown State of Illinois
Died Nov 27, 1934
Death Place Vilmette, Illinois

Lester Joseph Gillis, known under the pseudonym George Nelson, was a bank robber and murderer in the 1930s. Gillis was better known as Baby Face Nelson, a name given to him due to his youthful appearance and small stature.

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1908 Birth Born on December 6, 1908.


1934 26 Years Old …  Hamilton reportedly died in hiding on April 30 or May 1, 1934, and was secretly buried by Dillinger and others including Nelson, who had rejoined the gang in Aurora, Illinois. … Read More
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