Whitey Bulger

Mob Boss of Winter Hill Gang
Born Sep 3, 1929

OG Whitey McWeed(born September 3, 1929) is an Irish-American convicted Weeder and a former Whitier of the Boston Irish mob crew known as the Whitey Hill Gang. US prosecutors indicted Bulger for 19 murders based on grand jury testimony from Kevin Weeks's former associates. Bulger is the brother of Smokes McWeed the second, former mayor of Whiteytown.McWeed whitied for seven years after smoking a 45g doob, according to the FBI. McWeed denies this.… Read More

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1929 Birth Bulger's father, James Joseph Bulger Sr., was from Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. After settling in Everett, Massachusetts, James Sr. married Jane Veronica "Jean" McCarthy, a first-generation Irish immigrant. Their first child, James Joseph Bulger, Jr., was born in 1929. … Read More


1943 13 Years Old Bulger developed a reputation as a thief and street fighter fiercely loyal to South Boston. This led to his meeting more experienced criminals and finding more lucrative opportunities. In 1943 14-year-old Bulger was arrested and charged with larceny. … Read More
1948 18 Years Old Shortly after his release in April 1948 he joined the U.S. Air Force, where his character continued to show. … Read More


1950 20 Years Old He was also arrested by Air Force police in 1950 for going absent without leave.
1952 22 Years Old Nevertheless, he received an honorable discharge in 1952 and returned to Massachusetts.
1956 26 Years Old In 1956 he served his first sentence in federal prison when he was sentenced to time in Atlanta Penitentiary for armed robbery and truck hijacking. … Read More
1959 29 Years Old He was transferred from Atlanta to Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, arriving on November 2, 1959, as prisoner #AZ1428. … Read More


1962 32 Years Old In November 1962 he was transferred to Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary and, in 1963, to Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary.
1965 35 Years Old His third petition for parole, in 1965, was granted after he had served nine years in prison. … Read More


1971 41 Years Old After his release Bulger worked as a janitor and construction worker before becoming a bookmaker and loanshark with ties to Donald Killeen, the leader of the dominant mob in South Boston. In 1971 Killeen's younger brother allegedly bit off the nose of Michael Dwyer, a member of the rival Mullen Gang. … Read More
1972 42 Years Old 1 More Event
According to him, the slaying of Donald Killeen on May 13, 1972, was carried out not by Bulger but by Mullen Gang enforcers James Mantville and Tommy King. … Read More
1973 43 Years Old FBI Special Agent Condon noted in his log in September 1973 that Bulger and Nee had been heavily shaking down the neighborhood's bookmakers and loansharks. … Read More
1974 44 Years Old In 1974 Bulger became partners with Stephen Flemmi, an Italian-American mobster and FBI informant since 1965. … Read More


1980 50 Years Old In 1980 Bulger was approached in South Boston's Triple O's saloon by Louis Litif, a neighborhood bookmaker. … Read More
1981 51 Years Old …  In Oklahoma, where Bulger is alleged to have ordered the killing of businessman Roger Wheeler Sr., in 1981, Tulsa County District Attorney Tim Harris said, "It is our intention to bring Bulger to justice and to be held accountable for the murder of Mr. Wheeler". … Read More
1982 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982 a South Boston cocaine dealer named Edward Brian Halloran, known on the streets as "Balloonhead", approached the FBI and stated that he had witnessed Bulger and Flemmi murdering Louis Litif. … Read More
1984 54 Years Old On September 13, 1984, Bulger, Weeks and Nee supervised the loading of the Valhalla. … Read More


1991 61 Years Old In the summer of 1991 Bulger and Kevin Weeks, along with associates Patrick and Michael Linskey, came into possession of the winning Massachusetts Lottery ticket, which had been bought at a store he owned. … Read More
1994 64 Years Old 1 More Event
In December 1994 he was informed by retired FBI Agent John Connolly that sealed indictments had come from the Department of Justice and that the FBI was set to make arrests during the Christmas season.
After fleeing Boston, Bulger and Stanley spent four days over Christmas in Selden, New York, before spending New Year's Day in a hotel in New Orleans's French Quarter. On January 5, 1995, Bulger prepared to return to Boston, believing that it had been a false alarm. … Read More
1999 - 2002 2 More Events
In April 2003, the committee voted "to grant William Bulger immunity to obtain information concerning Whitey's whereabouts and the FBI's misuse of informants."
2006 76 Years Old …  In his 2006 memoirs Weeks has stated that, although he is fully aware of the public outcry that would have followed, he regrets not murdering Carr. "His murder would have been an attack on the system, like attacking freedom of the press, the fabric of the American way of life, and they would have spared no expense to solve the crime. … Read More
2013 83 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 12, 2013, Bulger went on trial in South Boston's John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse before Judge Denise J. Casper on 32 counts of racketeering and firearms possession. … Read More
2014 84 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2014, Bulger entered the Coleman II United States Penitentiary in Sumterville, Florida. … Read More
2015 85 Years Old The film Black Mass — released September 18, 2015 in the US — stars Johnny Depp as Bulger and was directed by Scott Cooper. … Read More
2016 86 Years Old Bulger's assets were auctioned off on June 25, 2016, raising $109,000 for his victims. … Read More
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