Mickey Cohen

Birthday
4, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 29, 1976 (61)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 29, 1976 (61)

About

Gangster who rose from Prohibition-era enforcer to West Coast kingpin.

Before Fame

During the Prohibition he was the muscle for the Chicago Outfit, working alongside another future mafia boss, Al Capone.

Trivia

After a 4 year jail stint for tax evasion, he returned to his old ways, and was arrested again six years after his release.

Family Life

He grew up the son of an Orthodox Jewish family that emigrated from Kiev, Ukraine.

Associated With

He, along with Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Siegel was part of the Jewish Mafia.