Tommy Lucchese

Birthday
1, 1899
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jul 13, 1967 (67)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1899
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Jul 13, 1967 (67)

About

Sicilian-born American gangster who was a founding member of the Mafia in the United States, which branched off of the Cosa Nostra in Sicily. He was the boss of the Lucchese crime family in New York City from 1951 to 1967.

Before Fame

His family emigrated to Manhattan in 1911.

Trivia

The Lucchese crime family was one of the storied Five Families that oversaw organized crime in New York City during the 20th century.

Family Life

He and his wife Catherine had two children together.

Associated With

He and James Marcello were both bosses of Mafia families.