By what nickname is George Kelly Barnes remembered?

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  • Machine Gun Kelly correct

    George Kelly "Machine Gun Kelly" Barnes was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on July 18, 1895. He was an obscure criminal until he participated in the infamous kidnapping of Oklahoma oil man Charles F. Urschel in 1933. To build his reputation as a bank robber, his wife bought him a machine gun and coined the nickname for him. She would collect spent shells and sell them as souvenirs to his admirers. Source:

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