Anthony Centracchio

Birthday
12, 1929
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 6, 2001 (71)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1929
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 6, 2001 (71)

About

Chicago mob boss who spent a year and a half in prison after stealing $75,000 worth of televisions and radios. He died from cancer shortly after being charged with racketeering in 2001.

Before Fame

He ran legitimate businesses as a cover, including a jewelry shop and an abortion clinic.

Trivia

He is known to have paid off the Chicago police as well as the mayor of Stone Park in order to protect his illegal poker machine racket.

Family Life

He had a total of twenty-one grandchildren during his lifetime.

Associated With

He and Frank Caruso are two of the most infamous Chicago-based mobsters of their time.