Meyer Lansky

Mobster and Financier Meyer Lansky

Full Name: Meier SuchowlaƄski
Profession: Mobster and Financier

Biography: Instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States.

Born: July 4, 1902
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus, Russian Empire

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: January 15, 1983 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Historical Events

  • 1940-08-20 Louis Buchalter is indicted on murder charges in Los Angeles for the killing of Harry Greenberg, a mob associate of casino owner Meyer Lansky and mobster Bugsy Siegel
  • 1959-01-07 American gangster Meyer Lansky flees Cuba for the Bahamas due to the Cuban Revolution and rise of Fidel Castro