Anthony Spilotro

Anthony Spilotro was born in Chicago on May 19, 1938. His family was good to him and he was doing good in school, but he decided to drop out. He joined a gang of other dropouts from the same school soon after and started performing petty crimes like shoplifting...
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Joe Adonis

Joe Adonis was born Giuseppe Antonio Doto in Montermarano, Italy on November 22, 1902. He managed to enter the United States illegally by stowing away on a boat in 1915 and sneaking ashore to New York City. Once in the United States, he survived by picking pockets and stealing...
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Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino was born on August 24, 1902 in the city of Palermo, Sicily. He moved to the United States at the age of nineteen and started to settle down in Brooklyn with the assistance of relatives already living there. He got involved with the darker side of the...
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Albert Anastasia

Albert Anastasia was born on September 26, 1902 in Tropea, Italy. His original name was Umberto Anastasio, but he later changed his name slightly to prevent his family’s reputation from his illegal activities. When he was young, he hid on a cargo ship headed for America with his brother...
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Ben “Bugsy” Siegel

Ben Siegel was born on February 28, 1906 in Brooklyn, New York. It was obvious that he had potential as a criminal from the beginning since he found enjoyment in setting fire to vegetable carts whose owners weren’t paying him for “protection”. Soon he was dubbed “Bugsy” for his...
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Tony Bennett-Rags To Riches

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Paul Castellano

Paul Castellano was born on June 26, 1915 in New York City. His parents were recent immigrants from Sicily and he was the youngest of their three children. His father was a butcher, but also ran an illegal gambling operation, which Paul began helping out with after dropping out...
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Tommy DeSimone

Not much is known about Tommy DeSimone’s early life, but he is remembered as a psychopathic hitman for the Lucchese crime family in New York City. Tommy grew up under the wing of Lucchese capo Paul Vario, who used Tommy to steal trucks and perform other crimes for the...
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Dominick Napolitano

Dominick Napolitano aka Sonny Black was born in New York City in 1930. After a short stint as a solo criminal, Napolitano was recruited by the Bonanno crime family, headed by Carmine Galante. Over the years, he established himself as a leader in the family, reaching the rank of...
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Mini Bio:Jimmy Hoffa

Jimmy Hoffa was born in the town of Brazil, Indiana on February 14, 1913. His father was a coal miner and died when Jimmy was only seven years old, leaving him to live alone with his mother. Jimmy dropped out of his school in Detroit at the age of...
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