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Louise May Rolfe was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 7, 1906, the only child of Mabel Clark Rolfe of Iowa and Bernard Frank Rolfe of Missouri.

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Louise winning an adolescent beauty contest at ten in 1916.

More interested in boys, booze and dancing, Louise grew up in the rebellious fast lane of the North Side of Chicago. As her parents separated and then divorced, she was spoiled by her father and at war with her mother. She stole her father's limousine in 1921 - at fifteen. She lost control of the automobile and killed Evanston Attorney, Frank Lasley. She also hurt the Illinois Attorney General, Edward Brundage, and his sister, Margaret. Brundage sued Louise and her father, settling for $15,000.

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Louise posing at the detective squad after the St. Valentine's Day Massacre; she had a ball with the reporters.

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This photograph is erroneously marked "wife of Jack McGurn," but he was already married and had a daughter. Louise was named the "Blonde Alibi," which she hated. She managed to entertain everyone and was an immediate hit with the press.

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Louise after identifying Jack's body at the Cook County Morgue. She would face lots and lots of questions.

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Louise in the coroner's inquest with her mother on the left and her "pal," Margie Swift, in the forefront

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Louise with her attorney on the left and her father on the right. She was tried for her second vehicular homicide in 1936.

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Louise in 1973 with her newborn great grandson, John Rusetos. Her daughter, Bonita, was John's grandmother. Louise and Bonita reunited for the first time in decades, staying in touch until Bonita's death a few years later from cancer.

Christmas in Boyes Hot Springs, California, as Louise enjoys her favorite cocktail.

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Louise with her last husband, bartender Bob Walsh, who she married twice.

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Louise with the host of Al Capone's Vault, Geraldo Rivera, in 1986. He tried to get her to tell the truth about St. Valentine's Day, 1929, but Louise wouldn't even consider discussing it.

She passed away on June 4, 1994.

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