With plump cheeks, Cupid's-bow lips and neatly combed hair,  Charles Arthur Floyd was indeed a "pretty boy."

With plump cheeks, Cupid's-bow lips and neatly combed hair, Charles Arthur Floyd was indeed a "pretty boy."

Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd ... The Roaring 20’s was a time of great celebration and independence, but in Oklahoma, it was also a time of bootleggers, outlaws, and gangsters. Floyd's image changed during the last 5 years of his life.  He was always known as a local “Robin Hood”, but after he gained national attention, he vaulted to the status of “hero” to the common man.

The Gangsters: Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd - Modern Day Robin Hood or Notorious Killer?

Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd ... The Roaring 20’s was a time of great celebration and independence, but in Oklahoma, it was also a time of bootleggers, outlaws, and gangsters. Floyd's image changed during the last 5 years of his life. He was always known as a local “Robin Hood”, but after he gained national attention, he vaulted to the status of “hero” to the common man.

Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd. My great grandfather and my husbands great grandfather were both Chiefs of Police in their towns and also active in the capture/demise of Pretty Boy Floyd.

Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd. My great grandfather and my husbands great grandfather were both Chiefs of Police in their towns and also active in the capture/demise of Pretty Boy Floyd.

Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd, Public Enemy No. 1, died in a hail of gunfire. October 22 1934

Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd, Public Enemy No. 1, died in a hail of gunfire. October 22 1934

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd protested his innocence in the Kansas City Massacre with his dying breath

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd protested his innocence in the Kansas City Massacre with his dying breath

Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd (February 3, 1904 – October 22, 1934) was an American bank robber and alleged killer, romanticized by the press and by folk singer Woody Guthrie in The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd.

Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd (February 3, 1904 – October 22, 1934) was an American bank robber and alleged killer, romanticized by the press and by folk singer Woody Guthrie in The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd.

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd Biography.  "If you'll gather 'round me, children,  A story I will tell  'Bout Pretty Boy Floyd, an outlaw,  Oklahoma knew him well." Woody Guthrie

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd Biography. "If you'll gather 'round me, children, A story I will tell 'Bout Pretty Boy Floyd, an outlaw, Oklahoma knew him well." Woody Guthrie

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