Carlo Gambino

Born: August 24, 1902, Palermo, Sicily - Died: October 15, 1976, Long Island, New York Nicknames: Don Carlo, The Godfather Associates: Charles “Lucky” Luciano, Tommy Lucchese, Paul Castellano, John Gotti "Small in stature with a prominent nose and sporting an almost-permanent friendly grin used to disarm detractors, Carlo Gambino was the American Mafia’s most powerful and respected don from the late 1950s until he died peacefully of natural causes in 1976 as the face of organ

Frank Costello

Born: January 26, 1891, Lauripoli, Calabria, Italy Died: February 18, 1973, New York, New York Nicknames: The Prime Minister, Uncle Frank Associations: Lucky Luciano, Genovese crime family, the Commission, Joe “The Boss” Masseria, Johnny Torrio, Bugsy Siegel, Arnold Rothstein, Meyer Lansky "Frank Costello was an influential mobster who survived several Mob wars, government scrutiny and an assassination attempt to control the powerful national Commission of Mafia bosses founde