Charles Arthur Floyd, who got famous under the nickname ‘Pretty Boy’, was known as a bank robber. He was born in 1904, in Bartow County, Georgia, but he grew up in Oklahoma. He was arrested for the first time at the age of 18 for stealing $3.50 from a local post office. The second time when he was arrested, three years letter, he was sentenced to spend five years in prison, but he served only three.
After getting out of jail, he started with the bank robberies, and it was then when he received his nickname, which he actually hated.
During the next years Floyd faced a few arrests. He became famous for destroying mortgage papers on heists, freeing hundreds of people from property debt. He even got sentenced, but managed to escape. Except for the robberies, he was also suspected for the death of bootlegging brothers Wally and Boll Ash of Kansas City. After some time he was announced as Public enemy number 1.
Finally, in 1934, he was shot in a corn field, after trying to escape the ambush of FBI agents and local law officers. It is still unknown who actually killed him, as well as the manner that he was killed. The FBI agents took him out of the field and he died under an apple tree.