Dutch Schultz

Birthday
6, 1901
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Oct 24, 1935 (34)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1901
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Oct 24, 1935 (34)

About

New York-based mobster who made a fortune in the alcohol bootlegging and numbers racket businesses during the prohibition era. He was killed by the Mafia Commission, who disapproved of his plan to kill U.S. Attorney Thomas Dewey.

Before Fame

He spent time in prison for burglary as a teenager.

Trivia

His partner in crime was Joey Noe. Together, they formed the only non-Italian gang able to compete with the infamous Five Families.

Family Life

His father abandoned his family when he was 15, forcing him to drop out of school to support himself and his mother.

Associated With

He was a competitor of fellow mobster Jack Diamond, a.k.a. "Legs" Diamond.