Malcolm is placed in many different foster homes.
Malcolm moves to Boston to live with his half sister.
Malcolm has many jobs like; shoe shinning, dishwashing, and soda jerking and also works offand on for the New Haven Railroad. He also becomes very involved with Boston's underworld. Until about 1942.
Moves back to Michigan for 4 months.
He moves to New York City and works for the New Haven Railroad
He was then fired for the railroad and becomes a waiter at Small's Paradise in Harlem
He would recieve from $50 - $80 as a permanent and occasional worker.
U. S. finds malcolm 'mentally disqualified for military service;" because of psychopathic personality reasons. therefore can not join the army.
Malcolm works of the railroads and does drugs, alcohol and hustles a lot. He worked for Jack Carlton a bar entertainer at a New York nightclub until July 1944