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Wednesday Nov 24, 1897 to Friday Jan 26, 1962

Italy, U.S.

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Lucky Luciano

Charles "Lucky" Luciano (born Salvatore Lucania in November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an influential Italian-born mobster, criminal mastermind, and crime boss who operated mainly in the United States. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in the United States for the establishment of the first Commission. He was also the first official boss of the modern Genovese crime family. He was, along with his associates, instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate.

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