Carlo Gambino

Birthday
24, 1902
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Oct 16, 1976 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1902
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Oct 16, 1976 (74)

About

Patriarch of the Gambino crime family who became the Boss of Bosses in organized crime.

Before Fame

Began carrying out murders for gang bosses in his teens, while involved in the Honored Society.

Trivia

He had two brothers, one of which was very involved in the mafia, and another who stayed away from it completely.

Family Life

His brother-in-law was mobster, Paul Castellano.

Associated With

He was nicknamed The Godfather, which inspired Mario Puzo's 1969 novel by the same name.