Posts Tagged ‘prohibition’

FRANK NITTI “THE ENFORCER”

Organized crime figure Frank “The Enforcer” Nitti was a member of Al Capone’s Chicago gang, and the front man for Capone’s empire when Capone was imprisoned.

SALVATORE LUCIANA alias (CHARLES “LUCKY” LUCIANO)

Born November 11, 1896, Lercara Friddi, Sicily, Italy—died January 26, 1962, Naples), the most powerful chief of American organized crime in the early 1930s and a major influence even from prison in 1936–45 and after deportation to Italy in 1946 Luciano emigrated with his parents from Sicily to New York City in 1906

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