Charles "Lucky" Luciano Biography

Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was a Sicilian-born American mobster. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for splitting New York City into five different Mafia crime families and the establishment of the first Commission. He was the first official boss of the modern Genovese crime family. He was, along with his associate Meyer Lansky, instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Charles "Lucky" Luciano
Full Name:
Salvatore Lucania
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Mafioso
Date of Birth:
November 24, 1896
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Date of Death:
January 26, 1962
Age at Death:
65
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
Charles "Lucky" Luciano Timeline
  • 1931-09-11
    Salvatore Maranzano is murdered by Charles Luciano's hitmen.
  • 1936-04-01
    Charles "Lucky" Luciano" is arrested in Arkansas on a criminal warrant from New York
  • 1936-06-07
    Charles "Lucky" Luciano is convicted on 62 counts of compulsory prostitution
  • 1936-07-18
    Charles "Lucky" Luciano is sentenced to 30 to 50 years in state prison
  • 1946-01-03
    As a reward for his wartime cooperation, Governor Thomas E. Dewey commutes Charles "Lucky" Luciano's pandering sentence on condition that he does not resist deportation to Italy
  • 1946-02-10
    Charles "Lucky" Luciano is deported to Italy, and never returns to the United States
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