Charles "Lucky" Luciano is recognized as being the creator of five different mafia crime families. He was the first boss of the Genovese crime family and created the National Crime Syndicate in the United States.
George Baby Face Nelson, Public Enemy Poster by Everett
Famous 20s and 30s American mobster Baby Face Nelson was born today 12-6 in 1908. He was a member of the Dillinger Gang and for a time was Public Enemy No 1 on the FBI list. He passed in a shoot out with the FBI in 1934.
Carlo "Don Carlo" Gambino was a Sicilian-American mobster and former boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him. After the 1957 Apalachin Convention, he enexpectedly seized control of the Commission of the American Mafia.