10 Interesting Facts About Bodyguards You Didn’t Know
Al Capone’s Brother
Al Capone, the infamous gangster, was born into an Italian family with nine children. His brothers, Ralph and Frank, joined him in a life of crime. James, however, served in World War 1. He later earned the nickname “Two Gun Hart” for carrying dual pearl-handled pistols. He ended up serving as a bodyguard to US President Calvin Coolidge.
Trevor Rees-Jones served as the bodyguard to Egyptian heir Dodi Fayed. In 1997, Rees-Jones was in a vehicle with the heir while evading paparazzi. The vehicle crashed into a wall at 65 miles-per-hour, killing Fayed and the driver, Henri Paul. Trevor survived, but his face was completely destroyed.