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 Joseph “Yellow Kid” Weil

Joseph “Yellow Kid” Weil

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 26 Feb 1976 (aged 100)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Willow Springs, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 45449386 · View Source
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Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil was one of the most famous American confidence men of his era. Weil's biographer, W. T. Brannon, believed Weil had an "uncanny knowledge of human nature." Over the course of his career, Weil is said to have stolen over eight million dollars served time in an Atlanta Prison from 1940 to 1942


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  • Created by: Jim Ditton
  • Added: 15 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 45449386
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph “Yellow Kid” Weil (1 Jul 1875–26 Feb 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 45449386, citing Mount Glenwood Memory Gardens (West), Willow Springs, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jim Ditton (contributor 46569765) .