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What happened Johnny Torrio?

Last Updated: 20th January, 2020

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On April 16, 1957, Torrio had a heart attack in Brooklyn while he was sitting in a barber's chair waiting for a haircut; he died several hours later in a nearby hospital.

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In this way, how did Johnny Torrio die?

Heart attack

Also Know, when was Johnny Torrio born? January 20, 1882

In this manner, when did Johnny Torrio die?

April 16, 1957

How did Al Capone meet Johnny Torrio?

Capone Meets Johnny Torrio Torrio was running a numbers and gambling operation near Capone's home when Capone began running small errands for him. It was there that Capone earned his nickname “Scarface.” One night, he made an indecent remark to a woman at the bar.

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