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Squizzy Taylor

Squizzy Taylor

ID: 14359
Copyright: library does not own image (image on public access)
Org ID: RL 219

Description: We believe the original image is held at the Victoria Police Museum. This copy held at Richmond Library. Police photographs of' 'Squizzy' Taylor, in profile and full face, possibly taken in the 1920s. Born in 1888, Leslie (Squizzy) Taylor's family lived in Richmond. He was first convicted at aged 18, of assault, and became increasingly more involved in violent crimes including robbery, murder, prostitution and protection rackets. He was noted for his dapper dress style. He was shot by a Sydney gangster in 1927. For further information refer to RFC 601 and Hugh Anderson's book 'Larrikin crook : the rise and fall of Squizzy Taylor', Jacaranda Press : Milton, Qld, 1971.
Subject: criminals

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