Basil "The Owl" Banghart (1901–1982) was an American criminal, burglar and prison escape artist. Although a successful "stickup artist" during the 1920s and early 1930s, he is best remembered for his involvement in the hoax kidnapping of Chicago mobster Jake "The Barber" Factor, a crime for which he and Roger Touhy were eventually proven innocent after nearly 20 years in prison.

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  • Basil "The Owl" Banghart (1901–1982) was an American criminal, burglar and prison escape artist. Although a successful "stickup artist" during the 1920s and early 1930s, he is best remembered for his involvement in the hoax kidnapping of Chicago mobster Jake "The Barber" Factor, a crime for which he and Roger Touhy were eventually proven innocent after nearly 20 years in prison. (en)
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  • 1901-9-11
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  • 1982-4-5
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  • 1901-09-11 (xsd:date)
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  • Berville, Michigan, United States
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  • Released in 1960
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  • 1982-04-05 (xsd:date)
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  • Basil Banghart
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  • Basil "The Owl" Banghart
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  • Burglar
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  • Mae Blacock
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  • American burglar who, with Roger Touhy, was wrongly convicted of the Jake Factor kidnapping. (en)
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  • Basil "The Owl" Banghart (1901–1982) was an American criminal, burglar and prison escape artist. Although a successful "stickup artist" during the 1920s and early 1930s, he is best remembered for his involvement in the hoax kidnapping of Chicago mobster Jake "The Barber" Factor, a crime for which he and Roger Touhy were eventually proven innocent after nearly 20 years in prison. (en)
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  • Basil Banghart (en)
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  • Basil Banghart (en)
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