J R Weil

JOSEPH "YELLOW KID" WEIL was born in 1877 to German immigrant grocers in Chicago. He worked a number of odd jobs before executing a startling number of scams, primarily in the Chicago area but all over the world. He lived to be 101. W.T. BRANNON, a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, was a prolific journalist, writer, and mystery novelist. He passed away in 1981.