Arnold Rothstein

Birthday
17, 1882
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 6, 1928 (46)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1882
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 6, 1928 (46)

About

Jewish-American racketeer and businessman who was the kingpin of the Jewish mob at the dawn of the 20th century. He was rumored to have been involved in fixing athletics, including horse races and the 1919 World Series.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school when he was young and got into gambling.

Trivia

He was the first person to realize the economic opportunities presented by the prohibition of alcohol in America.

Family Life

His father was also a racketeer, and his older brother became a rabbi.

Associated With

Lucky Luciano was one of his notable underworld contacts.