Enoch Johnson

Birthday
20, 1883
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 9, 1956 (73)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
20, 1883
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Dec 9, 1956 (73)

About

One of the Prohibition era's top mobsters, he ran Atlantic City for close to 30 years.

Before Fame

After taking over for a convicted political leader, her persuaded Atlantic City officials to give him control over the city's vice, which would attract more visitors.

Trivia

He was known for personally helping the poor, and showing off himself with tailored suits and custom limousines, with his fortune coming from gambling rings and alcohol smuggling.

Family Life

His father was the longtime sheriff and undersheriff of Atlantic County, moving between the two positions because sheriffs were not allowed consecutive terms.

Associated With

Steve Buscemi played him in HBO's popular series Boardwalk Empire.