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  1. Dec 30,  · E.W. Floyd, the nine-term sheriff of Sequoyah County, took many stories with him to his grave in , but a few that have risen to the surface include his early encounters with Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd, E.W.'s big brother, had gotten the word out around Cookson Hills to not harbor the Texas duo. But the Floyd family was known to never turn down .
  2. Jul 09,  · Michael “Pretty Boy Floyd” Wilson, who had eluded authorities for three days after escaping from a Leakesville jail, was captured Saturday night in St. Martin, officials said. Authorities said he was taken into custody at about 6 p.m. Earlier in the day, authorities had offered a reward in exchange for information about Wilson.
  3. Oct 25,  · On this date in history: Oct. 22 82 YEARS AGO A gunfight sent lawmen on a manhunt through the "wooded hills of Columbiana County" in , searching for noted killer Charles H. "Pretty Boy" Floyd.
  4. She suggested that Floyd wait until her brother, Stewart Dyke, finished his work in the fields. Floyd sat in the front seat of Dyke's Modal A until his return. When Pretty Boy explained that he wanted transportation to Youngstown or the nearest bus line, Dyke promised to take him part of the way, and they started to pull out of the farmyard.
  5. Sep 18,  · Image of Black-and-white card that reads United States Bureau Of Investigation Department Of Justice at the top and lists all of Pretty Boy Floyd's known names. His fingerprints appear on the card as well as straight-on and profile mug shots. Identification card for Pretty Boy Floyd. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  6. Oct 22,  · Oct. 22, Bank robber “Pretty Boy” Floyd, a Robin Hood figure of the Depression era, is shot to death by FBI agents.
  7. Since his death, Floyd has often been depicted in books and movies as a latter-day Robin Hood, forced by the s social conditions during the Great Depression to hit back at the wealthy, stealing for his family and for other poor families. Criminal. He was nicknamed "Pretty Boy Floyd" by the press, a name that he personally pleasirluxingberscakosnamofarmcornli.xyzinfo: Akins Cemetery, Akins, Sequoyah .
  8. A shoot-out ensued, resulting in Richetti's capture and Floyd's escape. Agent Melvin Purvis supervised the three-day manhunt, which ended here when eight lawmen ended Floyd's life of violence. "Pretty Boy's" body was placed on public display in East Liverpool before being returned to Oklahoma for burial.