Don" Carlo Gambino (pronounced gam-BEE-noh), (August 24, 1902 - October 15, 1976) was a Sicilian mobster, notable for being Boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him. After the 1957 Apalachin Convention he unexpectedly seized control of the Commission of the American Mafia. Gambino was known for being low-key and secretive. Gambino served 22 months in prison (1938–39), and lived to the age of 74, when he died of a heart attack in bed, "In a state of grace," according…

Infamous Mobsters: 1935 mug shot of Carlo Gambino, the head of the NYC-based Gambino crime family.

Picture of the Week (Or Century?) Carlo Gambino himself, sitting in a lawnchair beside a man we only know as RM....

) Carlo Gambino himself, sitting in a lawnchair beside a man we only know as RM.

Costantino Paul "Big Paul" Castellano (June 26, 1915 – December 16, 1985), also known as "The Howard Hughes of the Mob" and "Big Paulie", succeeded Carlo Gambino as head of the Gambino crime family, then the nation's largest Cosa Nostra family. The unsanctioned assassination of Castellano by John Gotti would spark years of animosity between the Gambinos and the other New York crime families.

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Costantino Paul "Big Paul" Castellano (June 1915 – December also…

Mob boss Carlo Gambino smiles while standing in handcuffs after being arrested by the FBI. Description from gettyimages.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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The Feds researched criminal record of Carlo Gambino, which was quite lengthy by the time of the 1957 hastily put-together Mafia summit.

After Apalachin, FBI Targeted Boss Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino came from Sicily in 1921 at the age of 19. A seasoned gang member, he immediately began his growth up the New York Mafia ladder. He worked in gangs led by Joe "the Boss" Masseria, Salvatore Maranzano, Philip and Vincent Mangano, and Albert Anastasia. After the murder of Anatasia in 1957, Gambino became the head of the family, and changed the name of the organization from D'Aquila to Gambino. Known as the Boss of Bosses, Carlo Gambino grew to be one of the most powerful Mafia…

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Carlo Gambino - The Gambino Mob Boss: An infographic on 5 key facts from the career of one of the most influential mobsters of all time.

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The last decade of the great mafia boss, Carlo Gambino.

Carlo Gambino (1902 - 1976) Mafia boss, capo of the Gambino crime family headquartered in New York City

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