Arnold Rothstein

Arnold Rothstein

New York’s preeminent underworld figure of the roaring 20s and the years just before was Arnold Rothstein. This man who would later become known as Mr. big was born in Manhattan in 1882. His father was a very successful philanthropic merchant. A. R. Was the model for both Nathan...
Posted 01 Jun 2011 | The Don's Blog | 0 Comments

Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky was born as Majer Suchowlinski on July 4, 1902 in Grodno, Poland. His parents were both Jewish and moved the family to the United States in 1911, where they settled in New York City. In school, Meyer met a boy named Charles “Lucky” Luciano, who tried to...
Posted 01 May 2011 | Gangster, Prohibition | 0 Comments