"Freeway" Rick Ross Ricky Donnell Ross (born January 30, 1960), also known as "Freeway" Rick Ross, is an American convicted drug trafficker best known for the "drug empire" that he presided over in Los Angele...
A. A. Ames Albert Alonzo "Doc" Ames (January 18, 1842 – November 16, 1911) held four non-consecutive terms as mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Abe Bernstein Abe Bernstein (c. 1892 – March 7, 1968) was a Detroit, Michigan gangster and a leader of the infamous Prohibition-era Purple Gang with his brothers Joseph Bernstein, Raymond Bernstein, and Isad...
Abner Zwillman Abner "Longie" Zwillman (July 27, 1904 – February 27, 1959), known as the "Al Capone of New Jersey," was a Jewish-American gangster whose career in organized crime dated back to the early ...
Al Capone Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947) was an American gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate.
Albert Anastasia Albert Anastasia (born Umberto Anastasio, September 26, 1902 – October 25, 1957) was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in United States history.
Angelo Bruno Angelo "The Gentle Don" Bruno (born Angelo Annaloro; May 21, 1910 – March 21, 1980) was a Sicilian-American mobster who ran the Philadelphia crime family for two decades.
Angelo Lonardo Angelo Anthony Lonardo (1911 − April 1, 2006) was a Cleveland crime family mobster who later became the acting boss of the family in the early 1980s.
Aniello Dellacroce Aniello John "Mr. Neil" Dellacroce (March 15, 1914 – December 2, 1985), also known as "Father O'Neil" and "The Tall Guy", was an Italian-American gangster and underboss of the Gambino crim...
Anthony Civella Anthony Thomas "Tony Ripe" Civella (February 17, 1930-February 16, 2006) was a Kansas City, Missouri mobster who was head of the Kansas City crime family.
Anthony Giordano Antonio Rico Giuseppe Giordano (June 24, 1915 – August 29, 1980) was the boss of the St. Louis crime family.
Anthony Gizzo Anthony Robert Gizzo (August 4, 1902 – April 1, 1953) was a Kansas City, Missouri mobster with the Cosa Nostra and a boss of the Kansas City crime family.
Arnold Rothstein Arnold Rothstein (January 17, 1882 – November 6, 1928), nicknamed "the Brain," was a Jewish-American racketeer, businessman and gambler who became a kingpin of the Jewish mob in New York.
Benny Binion Lester Ben "Benny" Binion (November 20, 1904 – December 25, 1989) was an American gambling icon.
Bernard "Bernie" McLaughlin Bernard "Bernie" McLaughlin was an Irish-American gangster from Charlestown, Massachusetts and leader of "The McLaughlin Brothers" gang.
Bill Lovett William "Wild Bill" Lovett (1894–1923) was an Irish American gangster in early 20th century New York.
Boris Nayfeld Boris Nayfeld, alias Biba, was a Belarusian mob boss and heroin trafficker, who operated out of Brighton Beach, New York City.
Bosko Radonjich Bosko "The Yugo" Radonjich (Serbian: Бошко Радоњић, Boško Radonjić); born 17 May 1943 in Užice, Serbian SR, SFR Yugoslavia, died March 31, 2011 in Belgrade, Serbia, was a Serbian nationalis...
Boško Radonjić Bosko "The Yugo" Radonjich (Serbian: Бошко Радоњић, Boško Radonjić); born 17 May 1943 in Užice, Serbian SR, SFR Yugoslavia, died March 31, 2011 in Belgrade, Serbia, was a Serbian nationalis...
Bugs Moran George Clarence Moran (August 21, 1891 – February 25, 1957), better known as Bugs Moran, was a Chicago Prohibition-era gangster.
Bugsy Siegel Benjamin Siegel (February 28, 1906 – June 20, 1947) was an American mobster with the Luciano crime family.
Bumpy Johnson Ellsworth Raymond Johnson (October 31, 1905July 7, 1968) — known as "Bumpy" Johnson — was an American mob boss and bookmaker in New York City's Harlem neighborhood.
Carl Civella Carl "Cork" Civella (January 28, 1910 – October 2, 1994) was the leader of the Kansas City crime family following the death of his brother, long-time crime boss Nicholas Civella, after hea...
Carlo Gambino Carlo Gambino (August 24, 1902 – October 15, 1976) was an Italian-born American gangster, notable for being boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him.
Carmine Galante Carmine Galante, also known as "Lilo" and "Cigar" (February 21, 1910 – July 12, 1979) was a mobster and acting boss of the Bonanno crime family.
Casper Holstein Casper Holstein (December 7, 1876 – April 5, 1944) was a prominent New York mobster involved in the Harlem "numbers rackets" during the Harlem Renaissance.
Charles Birger Charles Birger (1881 – 19 April 1928) was an American bootlegger during the Prohibition period in southern Illinois.
Charles Carrollo Charles Vincent "Charlie the Wop" Carrollo was a Kansas City, Missouri crime boss during the 1930s.
Ciro Terranova Ciro "The Artichoke King" Terranova (July 1888 − February 20, 1938) was a New York City gangster and one time underboss of the Morello crime family.
Corrado Giacona Corrado Giacona (July 19, 1877 - Febuary 2, 1944 was head of the New Orleans crime family for over two decades, Corrados successor was Charles Matranga Corrado was born in Sicily, Coraddo immigr...
Danny Greene Daniel John Patrick "Danny" Greene (November 14, 1933 – October 6, 1977) was an Irish American mobster and associate of Cleveland mobster John Nardi during the gang war for the city's criminal o...
Danny Hogan "Dapper" Danny Hogan was a charismatic underworld figure and boss of Saint Paul, Minnesota's Irish Mob during Prohibition.
David Barksdale David Barksdale (born Donise David Barksdale; May 24, 1947 – September 2, 1974), also known as King David, was the original leader of the Chicago-based street gangs the, Devil's...
Dean O'Banion Charles Dean O'Banion (July 8, 1892 – November 10, 1924) was an Irish-American mobster who was the main rival of Johnny Torrio and Al Capone during the brutal Chicago bootlegging wars of t...
Demetrius and Terry Flenory Demetrius Edward Flenory (born June 21, 1968 in Detroit, Michigan) and Terry Lee Flenory (born January 10, 1970 in Detroit, Michigan) are brothers and American drug traffickers.
Demetrius Flenory Demetrius Edward Flenory (born June 21, 1968 in Detroit, Michigan.), also known as "Big Meech", is an American drug trafficker and co-founder of the Black Mafia Family, a criminal organiza...
Dinny Meehan Dennis L. Meehan (June 5, 1889 – March 31, 1920) was the leader of the White Hand Gang in the 1910s.
Dominic Brooklier Dominic Phillip Brooklier (November 19, 1914 — July 18, 1984), was an Italian American mobster and head of the Los Angeles crime family of the Mafia during the mid-1970s who mainly worked in por...
Dominic Cortina Dominic Cortina was a Chicago mobster and high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit criminal organization, who oversaw gambling.
Donald Killeen Donald Killeen (September 14, 1923 – May 13, 1972) was an Irish-American mob boss who controlled criminal activity, primarily bookmaking, in South Boston, during the 1960s and 1970s.
Dutch Schultz Dutch Schultz (born Arthur Flegenheimer; August 6, 1901October 24, 1935) was a New York City-area German-Jewish American mobster of the 1920s and 1930s who made his fortune in organized cr...
Eddie Nash Eddie Nash (born 1929) is a former nightclub and restaurant manager in Los Angeles, as well as a convicted gangster and drug dealer; he is best known as the alleged mastermind of the Wonderland ...
Eduardo Ravelo Eduardo "Tablas" Ravelo (born October 13, 1968) is a Mexican American leader of the Barrio Azteca gang.
Enoch L. Johnson Enoch Lewis "Nucky" Johnson (January 20, 1883 – December 9, 1968) was an Atlantic City, New Jersey political boss and racketeer.
Evsei Agron Evsei Agron (died May 1985) was a thief in law and boss of New York City's Russian Mafia during the 1970s and '80s.
Felix Alderisio Felix Anthony "Milwaukee Phil" Alderisio (April 26, 1912 – September 25, 1971) was a prominent enforcer, bagman, hitman and burglar for the Chicago Outfit, serving as an underboss to Salvatore G...
Felix Mitchell Felix Wayne Mitchell Jr. (August 23, 1954 - August 21, 1986) was a convicted drug lord from Oakland, California and leader of the "69 Mob" criminal organization, which operated throughout Califo...
Frank Costello Frank "the Prime Minister" Costello (born Francesco Castiglia; January 26, 1891 – February 18, 1973) was an Italian-American gangster and crime boss.
Frank DeMayo Frank "Chee-Chee" DeMayo (born Franco DeMaio) (April 6, 1885- August 12, 1949?) was a Kansas City, Missouri mobster who became the crime boss of the Kansas City crime family during the lat...
Frank DeSimone Frank A. DeSimone was the Boss of the Los Angeles crime family from 1956 to 1967.
Frank Lucas Frank Lucas (born September 9, 1930) is an American organized crime boss, and former heroin dealer, who operated in Harlem during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Frank Matthews (drug trafficker) Frank "Black Caesar" Matthews (born February 13, 1944) is a major heroin and cocaine trafficker who operated throughout the eastern seaboard during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Frank Ragano Frank Ragano (January 25, 1923 - May 13, 1998) was a self-styled "mob lawyer" from Florida, who made his name representing organized crime figures such as Santo Trafficante, Jr. and Carlos Marce...
Frank Salemme Francis P. Salemme Salemone Also known as "Cadillac Frank" and "Julian Daniel Selig", is a Boston, Massachusetts mobster who became a hitman and eventually the boss of the Patriarca cri...
Frank Tieri (mobster) Alphonse Frank Tieri (February 22, 1904 - March 31, 1981), also known as "the Old Man" and "Funzi", was a New York mobster who eventually became front boss of the Genovese crime family.
Frank Todaro Francesco Todaro (died November 8, 1944) was an Italian-American mobster and onetime boss of the New Orleans crime family.
Frank Valenti Frank J. Valenti (September 14, 1911 – September 20, 2008) was boss of the criminal organization known as the Rochester crime family from 1964 to 1972.
Frank Wortman Frank L. "Buster" Wortman (December 4, 1904-August 3, 1968) was a St. Louis-area bootlegger, gambler and a former member of the Shelton Brothers Gang during Prohibition.
Frank Zito Frank Zito (February 24, 1893 - August 22, 1974) was an Sicilian-American mobster who controlled criminal activities in Central and Southern Illinois for over twenty years, providing protection ...
Frankie Yale Francesco Ioele (January 22, 1893 – July 1, 1928), better known as Frankie Uale or Frankie Yale, was a Brooklyn gangster and original employer of Al Capone before the latter mo...
Fredericka Mandelbaum Fredericka "Marm" Mandelbaum was a New York entrepreneur and operated as a criminal fence to many of the street gangs and criminals of the city's underworld, handling between $1–5 million in sto...
Freeway Ricky Ross Ricky Donnell Ross (born January 26, 1960), also known as "Freeway" Ricky Ross, is a convicted drug trafficker best known for the "drug empire" that he presided over in Los Angeles, in the...
Gaetano Gianolla Gaetano Gianolla was an Italian-American mobster and former boss of the Detroit Partnership criminal organization.
Gaspar DiGregorio Gaspar or Gaspare DiGregorio (1905 – June 11, 1970) was a New York mobster and a high-ranking member of the Bonanno crime family who was a key figure in the so-called "Banana War".
Gennaro Langella Gennaro Adriano Langella (December 30, 1938 - December 15, 2013) also known as "Gerry Lang", was a member of the Colombo crime family who eventually became underboss and acting boss.
Giuseppe Morello Giuseppe "the Clutch Hand" Morello (May 2, 1867 – August 15, 1930), also known as "The Old Fox", was the first boss of the Morello crime family and later top adviser to Giuseppe "Joe...
Griselda Blanco Griselda Blanco (February 15, 1943 – September 3, 2012), known as La Madrina, the Black Widow, the Cocaine Godmother and the Queen of Narco-Trafficking, was a drug lord of the Medellín Cartel a...
Gus Alex Gus Alex was a Greek-American mobster and high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit, who succeeded Jake Guzik as the Syndicate's main political "fixer".
Harry Riccobene Harry 'The Hunchback' Riccobene (July 27, 1909 – June 19, 2000) was a high-ranking member of the Philadelphia crime family who became a major figure in the short, but violent, gang war that foll...
Henry Earl J. Wojciechowski Henry Earl J. Wojciechowski, also known as Hymie Weiss (born January 25, 1898 – October 11, 1926), was an American mob boss who became a leader of the Prohibition-era North Side Gang...
Howie Winter Howard Thomas "Howie" Winter (born March 17, 1929) is an American mobster.
Hughie Mulligan Hughie Mulligan (died 1973) was a New York mobster and bookmaker who headed criminal activities of the "Irish Mob" in Hell's Kitchen during the 1950s.
Hymie Weiss Hymie Weiss (born January 25, 1898 - October 11, 1926) was a Polish-American mob boss who became a leader of the Prohibition-era North Side Gang and a bitter rival of Al Capone.
Ignazio Lupo Ignazio Saietta (March 19, 1877 - January 13, 1947), also known as Ignazio Lupo and Lupo The Wolf, was a Sicilian-American Black Hand leader in New York City during the early 1900s.
Ignazio Saietta Ignazio Saietta, also known as Ignazio Lupo and Lupo The Wolf, was a Sicilian-American Black Hand leader in New York City during the early 1900s.
Jack Dragna Jack Ignatius Dragna (April 18, 1891 – February 23, 1956) was an American Mafia member and Black Hander who was active in both Italy and the United States in the 20th century.
Jack Tocco Giacomo “Jack” Tocco (born 1927) is an Italian-American mobster from Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, and alleged boss of the national organized crime organization known as The Detroit Partnership,...
Jackie Cerone John "Jackie The Lackey" Cerone was a Chicago mobster and boss of the Chicago Outfit, during the late 1960s.
Jacob Shapiro Jacob "Gurrah" Shapiro (May 5, 1899 – June 9, 1947) was a New York mobster who, with his partner Louis "Lepke" Buchalter, controlled industrial labor racketeering in New York for two decad...
James Burke (gangster) James Burke, also known as Jimmy the Gent, and The Irishman (July 5, 1931 – April 13, 1996), was an American gangster and Lucchese crime family associate who is believed to hav...
James Colosimo Giacomo Colosimo (February 16, 1878 – May 11, 1920), better known as Big Jim Colosimo, was an Italian-American Mafia crime boss who built a criminal empire in Chicago based on prostitutio...
James Coonan James "Jimmy C" Coonan (born December 21, 1946) is an Irish-American mobster and racketeer from Manhattan, New York who began serving a 75-year prison term in 1988.
James Lanza James "Jimmy the Hat" Lanza (October 25, 1902 - February 14, 2006) was an Italian-American mobster and boss of the San Francisco crime family.
James McLean (mobster) James Robert "Buddy" McLean was an Irish-American mobster and the original boss of the Somerville, Massachusetts-based "Winter Hill Gang" during the 1960s.
James Ragen James Matthew Ragen, Sr. was an Irish businessman and co-founder of the Chicago-based street gang and political club Ragen's Colts.
James T. Licavoli James T. "Blackie" Licavoli also known as "Jack White" (August 18, 1904 − November 23, 1985) was a Cleveland, Ohio mobster and one of the earliest organized crime figures to be convicted under t...
Joe "Pegleg" Morgan Joe Morgan (April 10, 1929 – November 9, 1993) was the co-founder of the Mexican Mafia, despite not having Mexican ancestry.
Joe Adonis Joe Adonis (born Giuseppe Antonio Doto; November 22, 1902 – November 26, 1971), also known as "Joey A", "Joe Adone", "Joe Arosa", "James Arosa", and "Joe DiMeo", was a New York mobster who...
Joe Masseria Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria (January 17, 1886 – April 15, 1931) was an early Mafia Boss in New York City.
Joe Profaci Giuseppe "Joe" Profaci (October 2, 1897–June 7, 1962) was a New York La Cosa Nostra boss who was the founder of what is today known as the Colombo crime family.
Joey Merlino Joseph S. "Skinny Joey" Merlino (born March 13, 1962) was the acting boss of the Philadelphia crime family from 1994 to 1999, despite Ralph Natale being officially the boss, and was said to have...
John DiFronzo John DiFronzo (born December 13, 1928) is a Chicago mobster and the reputed boss of the Chicago Outfit.
John Gotti John Joseph Gotti, Jr. (October 27, 1940 – June 10, 2002) was an American mobster who became the Boss of the Gambino crime family in New York City.
John Lazia John Lazia, also known as "Brother John" (1896 – July 10, 1934), was an American organized crime figure in Kansas City, Missouri, during the prohibition period in the United States.
John Patrick Looney John Patrick Looney (1865–1947) was a gangster in the Rock Island, Illinois area during the early 20th century.
John Sebastian Larocca John Sebastian LaRocca (December 19, 1901 - December 3, 1984) was boss of the Pittsburgh crime family from the 1950s until his death in 1984.
John Stanfa Giovanni "John" Stanfa (born December 7, 1940) is the former boss of the Philadelphia crime family from 1991-1995.
John Vitale (mobster) John Joseph Vitale (May 17, 1909 – June 5, 1982) was a Sicilian-American boss and underboss of the St. Louis crime family.
Johnny Dio Giovanni Ignazio Dioguardi, also known as "John Dioguardi" and "Johnny Dio" (April 29, 1914 – January 12, 1979), was an Italian-American organized crime figure and a labor racketeer.
Johnny Torrio John "Papa Johnny" Torrio, born Giovanni Torrio (January 20, 1882 – April 16, 1957), also known as "The Fox" and as "The Immune", was an Italian-American mobster who helped build the crimi...
Jose Miguel Battle, Sr. Ramon Iglesias was the nominal leader and founder of "The Corporation," which is otherwise known as the "Cuban Mafia.
Joseph Amato Joseph Amato (died March 28, 1927) was a Milwaukee organized crime figure.
Joseph Ardizzone Joseph "Iron Man" Ardizzone (November 19, 1884 – October 15, 1931) was an early Los Angeles mobster, who became the first Boss of the Los Angeles crime family.
Joseph Barbara (mobster) Joseph "Joe the Barber" Barbara (August 9, 1905 – June 17, 1959) was a New York state mobster who became the boss of the Bufalino crime family.
Joseph Bonanno Joseph Charles Bonanno, Sr. (January 18, 1905 - May 11, 2002) was a Sicilian-born American mafioso who became the boss of the Bonanno crime family.
Joseph Civello Joseph Francis Civello was a retailer of imported food and liquor in Dallas, Texas, and, more notably, leader of the Dallas crime family from 1956 until his death in 1970.
Joseph Colombo Joseph Anthony "Joe" Colombo, Sr. (June 16, 1923 – May 22, 1978) was the boss of the Colombo crime family, one of the "Five Families" of the Cosa Nostra in New York.
Joseph DeFede Joseph "Little Joe" DeFede (1934 - July 15, 2012) was a former New York City mobster and acting boss of the Lucchese crime family who eventually turned informant.
Joseph Ferriola Joseph Ferriola (March 16, 1927 - March 11, 1989), also known as, "Joe Nagall," "Mr. Clean" and "Oscar," was an American mobster who helped run the Chicago Outfit, from 1985 to 1988, after Josep...
Joseph Ligambi Joseph Anthony "Uncle Joe" Ligambi (born August 9, 1939) is an American mobster and current boss of the Philadelphia crime family.
Joseph Lombardo Joseph Patrick “Joey the Clown” Lombardo Sr. (born Giuseppe Lombardi; January 1, 1929), also known as "Joe Padula," "Lumbo," and "Lumpy", is an imprisoned American mafioso and a high-ranki...
Joseph Massino Joseph Charles Massino (born January 10, 1943), is a former American mobster.
Joseph Merlino Joseph S. "Skinny Joey" Merlino (born March 13, 1962) was the boss of the Philadelphia crime family from 1994 to 1999, despite Ralph Natale being officially the boss, and was said to have led it...
Joseph Todaro, Sr. Joseph Todaro, Sr. (September 18, 1923 – December 26, 2012) was a prominent Buffalo, New York businessman, and alleged Mafia boss.
Kenneth McGriff Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff (born September 19, 1960) is a convicted American drug trafficker and organized crime figure.
Larry Hoover Larry Hoover (born November 30, 1950) was the leader of the Chicago street gang called Gangster Disciples.
Leroy Barnes Leroy Nicholas "Nicky" Barnes (born October 15, 1933) is an American former criminal (drug lord and crime boss), later turned government informant, who led the notorious African-American New Yor...
Liborio Bellomo Liborio Salvatore "Barney" Bellomo (born January 8, 1957) is a high ranking caporegime (captain) and street boss of the Genovese crime family in New York City.
Lou Blonger Lou Blonger (May 13, 1849 – April 20, 1924), born Louis Herbert Belonger, was a Wild West saloonkeeper, gambling-house owner, and mine speculator, but is best known as the kingpin of an ex...
Louis Buchalter Louis "Lepke" Buchalter (February 6, 1897March 4, 1944) was an American mobster and head of the Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc. during the 1930s.
Louis Marino Louis Marino (born March 14, 1932) is an imprisoned crime boss for the Chicago Outfit criminal organization.
Lucky Luciano Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was an Italian-born American mobster.
Luigi Manocchio Luigi Giovanni "Baby Shacks" Manocchio is an Italian-American mobster from Providence, Rhode Island.
Mad Dog Coll Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll (born Uinseann Ó Colla, July 20, 1908; died February 8, 1932) was an Irish American mob hitman in the 1920s and early 1930s in New York City.
Marat Balagula Marat Balagula (born September 8, 1943, Orenburg, USSR) is a Soviet Jewish immigrant, former mob boss, and associate of the Lucchese crime family.
Mario Gigante Mario R. Gigante (born November 4, 1923 Greenwich Village, Manhattan) is a New York City mobster who served as caporegime for the Genovese crime family.
Matthew Trupiano Matthew M. "Mike" Trupiano, Jr. was the boss of the St. Louis crime family from 1982 to 1997.
Melvin Williams (actor) Melvin D. Williams (born 1941), known as Little Melvin, is a former drug trafficker and organized crime figure in his native Baltimore, Maryland.
Meyer Lansky Meyer Lansky (born Meyer Suchowljansky; July 4, 1902 – January 15, 1983), known as the "Mob's Accountant", was a major organized crime figure who, along with his associate Charles "Lucky" ...
Michael Sarno Michael Sarno (born January 7, 1958) is a Chicago mobster who has been identified as the alleged, current leader of the Grand Avenue street crew, in the Chicago Outfit criminal organization.
Mickey Cohen Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the 1930s th...
Moe Dalitz Morris Barney Dalitz (December 25, 1899 – August 31, 1989) — known as Moe Dalitz — was an American bootlegger, racketeer and casino owner who was one of the major figures who helped shape ...
Monk Eastman Edward "Monk" Eastman (1875 – December 26, 1920) was a New York City gangster who founded and led the Eastman Gang, which became one of the most powerful street gangs in New York City at the tur...
Nicholas Civella Nicholas Civella (March 19, 1912 - March 12, 1983) was a Kansas City, Missouri mobster who became a prominent leader of the Kansas City crime family.
Nicholas Corozzo Nicholas "Little Nick" Corozzo (born March 17, 1940) is a New York mobster who was the reputed acting boss of the Gambino crime family.
Nicholas Piccolo Nicholas "Nicky Buck" Piccolo (October 10, 1904 – February 14, 1989) was a Philadelphia mobster and high-ranking member of the Scarfo crime family during the 1970s and 1980s.
Nick Licata (mobster) Nick "Old Man" Licata (February 20, 1897 - October 19, 1974) was an Italian American mobster who was the Boss of the Los Angeles crime family from 1967 until his death in 1974.
Nicky Barnes Leroy Antonio "Nicky" Barnes (born October 15, 1933) is a former drug lord and crime boss, who led the notorious African-American criminal organization known as The Council, which controlled...
Nicodemo Scarfo Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Domenico Scarfo (born March 8, 1929) is a member of the American Mafia who eventually became the Boss of the Philadelphia crime family after the death of Angelo Bruno and...
Owney Madden Owney "The Killer" Madden (December 18, 1891 – April 24, 1965) was a leading underworld figure in Manhattan, most notable for his involvement in organized crime during Prohibition.
Paul Castellano Costantino Paul "Big Paul" Castellano (June 26, 1915 – December 16, 1985), also known as "The Howard Hughes of the Mob" and "Big Paulie" (or "PC" to his family), succeeded Carlo Gambino as head...
Paul Sciacca Paul Sciacca (June 15, 1909 – August 1986) was a New York City mobster who became boss of the Bonanno crime family.
Pellegrino Morano Pellegrino Morano was a leader of the Neapolitan Camorra gangs in Brooklyn, New York.
Peter Chong (criminal) Peter Chong (莊炳強) (born in 1943) is a former prisoner convicted of racketeering and extortion, described by prosecutors as the former leader of the Wo Hop To syndicate in the late 1980s and earl...
Peter Milano Peter John Milano (December 22, 1925 - April 21, 2012) was a Los Angeles based, Italian-American mobster, and former Boss of the Los Angeles crime family.
Philip Lombardo Philip Lombardo also known as "Benny Squint" and "Cockeyed Phil", was the boss of the Genovese crime family from the late 1960s until the beginning of the 1980s.
Philip Testa Philip Carlo Testa (April 21, 1924 – March 15, 1981), also known as "The Chicken Man" or "The Julius Cesar of the Philadelphia Mob" or "Philly", was a Sicilian-born American M...
Raymond L.S. Patriarca Raymond Loreda Salvatore Patriarca, Sr. (March 18, 1908 – July 11, 1984) was an Italian-American mobster from Providence, Rhode Island who became the longtime boss of the Patriarca crime family,...
Raymond Patriarca, Jr. Raymond Patriarca, Jr. (born February 24, 1945), a.k.a. Ray Junior and Junior, was an Italian-American gangster from Providence, Rhode Island and the son of mob boss Raymond L.S. P...
Reuben Parsons Reuben Parsons (fl. 1840–1860) was an American gambler and underworld figure in New York during the early-to mid 19th century.
Ricky Ross (drug trafficker) Ricky Donnell Ross (born January 26, 1960), also known as "Freeway" Rick Ross, is a convicted drug trafficker best known for the "drug empire" that he presided over in Los Angeles, in the ...
Roger Touhy Roger Touhy (September 18, 1898 – December 16, 1959) was an Irish-American mob boss and prohibition-era bootlegger from Chicago, Illinois.
Rosario DeSimone Rosario "the Chief" DeSimone (December 11, 1873 - July 15, 1946), was the head of an Italian crime family that was the predecessor to the Los Angeles crime family of the American Mafia from 192...
Ross Prio Ross Prio was a Chicago mobster and high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit criminal organization from the 1930s until the early '70s, when he died of natural causes.
Rudy Fratto Rudolph C. "Rudy" Fratto has been identified by federal authorities and several Chicago newspapers as a high-ranking member of the Chicago Outfit crime organization.
Russell Bufalino Russell A. Bufalino also known as "McGee" and "The Old Man" was the boss of the Northeastern Pennsylvania crime family from 1959 to 1989.
Sai Wing Mock Sai Wing Mock (a/k/a Mock Duck) (1879 – 23 July 1941) was a Chinese-American criminal and leader of the Hip Sing Tong, which replaced the On Leong Tong as the dominant Chinese-American Ton...
Salvatore Catalanotte Salvatore "Sam Sings in the Night" Catalanotte was an Italian-American mobster and boss of Detroit's Unione Siciliana from 1920 to 1930.
Salvatore Maranzano Salvatore Maranzano (July 31, 1886 – September 10, 1931) was an organized crime figure from the town of Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, and an early Cosa Nostra boss in the United States.
Salvatore Sabella Salvatore Sabella was the Sicilian Mafia boss of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the 1920s.
Sam DeCavalcante Simone Rizzo "Sam" DeCavalcante (1912 – February 7, 1997), known as "Sam the Plumber", was a member of the New Jersey Mafia.
Santo Trafficante, Jr. Santo Trafficante, Jr. (November 15, 1914 – March 17, 1987) was one of the last of the old-time Mafia bosses in the United States.
Santo Trafficante, Sr. Santo Trafficante, Sr. (May 28, 1886 – August 11, 1954) was a Sicilian-born mobster, and father of the powerful mobster Santo Trafficante, Jr.
Silvestro Carollo Silvestro Carollo sometime misspelled as Sylvestro Carolla (June 17, 1896-1972) was a leader of the New Orleans crime family who was nicknamed "Silver Dollar Sam".
Soapy Smith Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith II (November 2, 1860 – July 8, 1898) was a famous con artist, saloon and gambling house proprietor, gangster and crime boss of the nineteenth century old west.
Stefano Magaddino Stefano "The Undertaker" Magaddino (October 10, 1891 – July 19, 1974) was a Sicilian mafioso who became the boss of the Buffalo crime family in western New York.
Stephanie St. Clair Stephanie St. Clair (1886–1969) was a female gang leader who ran numerous criminal enterprises in Harlem, New York in the early part of the 20th century.
Steven Crea Steven Lorenzo Crea (born July 18, 1947), is an American mobster.
Sylvestro Carolla Sylvestro or Silvestro Carolla or Carollo was a leader of the New Orleans crime family who was nicknamed "Sam 'Silver Dollar'".
Terry Druggan Terry "Machine Gun" Druggan was an Irish-American mobster and leader of the Chicago based mob - the Valley Gang during prohibition.
Theodore Roe Teddy Roe was an African-American mob boss who built an illegal gambling empire in South Side, Chicago during the 1940s and 1950s.
Thomas Eboli Thomas "Tommy Ryan" Eboli (June 13, 1911 Scisciano, Italy - July 16, 1972 Crown Heights, Brooklyn) was a New York City mobster who eventually became the acting boss of the Genovese crime family.
Thomas Egan (gangster) Thomas Egan (November 1, 1874 - April 20, 1919) was a St. Louis politician and organized crime figure involved in bootlegging and illegal gambling.
Thomas Kinney Thomas Kinney (March 3, 1868 – May 15, 1912) was a Missouri state senator and St. Louis organized crime figure in the early 20th century.
Tom Dennison (political boss) Tom Dennison, aka Pickhandle, Old Grey Wolf, was the early-20th century political boss and racketeer of Omaha, Nebraska.
Tommy Gagliano Tommaso "Tommy" Gagliano (1884 − February 16, 1951) was an American mobster and boss the Lucchese crime family, one of the "Five Families" of New York City.
Tommy Lucchese Thomas Lucchese was an Sicilian-born American gangster and founding member of the Mafia in the United States, an offshoot of the Cosa Nostra in Sicily.
Vito Genovese Vito "Don Vito" Genovese (November 27, 1897 – February 14, 1969) was an Italian-born American mobster and crime boss who rose to power in America during the Castellammarese War to later become l...
Waxey Gordon Waxey Gordon (born Irving Wexler; January 19, 1888 – June 24, 1952) was an American gangster who specialized in bootlegging and illegal gambling.
Whitey Bulger James Joseph Bulger, Jr. (born September 3, 1929, Dorchester, Massachusetts) — known as "Whitey" Bulger — is a fugitive and alleged leader of the Winter Hill Gang, an...
William Colbeck William "Dint" Colbeck (November 17, 1890 - February 17, 1943) was a St. Louis politician and organized crime figure involved in bootlegging and illegal gambling.
William D'Elia William "Big Billy" D'Elia (born June 24, 1946) is a Pennsylvania mobster and leader of the Bufalino crime family.
William Egan (gangster) William Egan (June 7, 1884 - October 31, 1921) was a St. Louis politician and organized crime figure involved in bootlegging and illegal gambling.
William Grasso William "Wild Guy" Grasso was an Italian-American gangster from East Hartford, Connecticut who served as underboss to Raymond Patriarca, Jr. (a.k.a.
Willie Stokes Bad Santa is a 2003 American screwball black comedy film directed and co-written by Terry Zwigoff, produced by the Coen brothers, and starring Billy Bob Thornton as the title character and T...