Louis "Two Gun" Alterie ( 2 August, 1886- 18 July, 1935) was an Irish-American Prohibition gangster and a member of Chicago's North Side Gang. ...more on Wikipedia about "Louis Alterie"
George "Machine Gun" Kelly Barnes ( July 18, 1895 - July 18, 1954) was a notorious American gangster during the prohibition era. ...more on Wikipedia about "Machine Gun Kelly"
Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll ( July 20, 1908— February 7, 1932) was an Irish enforcer for the mafia in early 20th-century New York City. He was born in County Donegal, Ireland, but emigrated to the U.S. only a year later. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mad Dog Coll"
"Mossy" Maurice Enright (d. February 2, 1920) was an Irish-American gangster and one of the earliest Chicago labor racketeers in the early 20th century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maurice Enright"
Francis "Mickey" Featherstone (born c. 1947) is an Irish American mobster and member of the Westies, an organized crime gang from Hells Kitchen, Manhattan in New York City. He subsequently became an informant. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mickey Featherstone"
Owney "The Killer" Madden ( 1892- April 24, 1965) was a leading Irish gangster in Manhattan during Prohibition. Although he was never able to dominate New York's racketeering, due to Italian domination of organized crime following by the 1930s, he is however particularly noted for his early retirement from criminal activities, living until an advanced age that most Prohibition gangsters rarely saw. ...more on Wikipedia about "Owney Madden"
Richie Fitzpatrick ( 1880- 1905) was a top gunman in the Monk Eastman gang, as well as a former member of the Five Points Gang, during the late 1890s until his death in 1905. He is best known however for the method of eliminating an Eastman rival where he would meet with the person in question and, after being searched, would inform them that he would not follow Eastman's orders instead seeking to defect to the rival gang and as he excused himself to use the bathroom he would retrieve a planted gun and return surprising the person shooting the victim down. This would later inspire the famous scene in The Godfather Saga. ...more on Wikipedia about "Richie Fitzpatrick" Things go better with www.shortopedia.com.
Ronald Dermody was an Irish-American gangster from Cambridge, Massachusetts and a member of Whitey Bulger's bank robbing team. Dermody, the son of gangster Joe Dermody, at some point in the early 1960s, made the mistake of falling in love with the girlfreind of Winter Hill Gang member James "Spike" O'Toole. So Dermody, despite his ties with the gang, made a deal with Charlestown mobster, and enemy of Winter Hill Gang leader James "Buddy" McLean, George McLaughlin. The deal was, if McLaughlin would take care of O'Toole, Dermody would do the same with McLean. Unfortunatly, for Dermody, he agreed to kill McLean first. He took a shot at McLean, but missed, and Dermody went into hiding in Cambridge. He then called crooked FBI agent H. Paul Rico for help. Rico agreed to meet Dermody at the Watertown- Belmont line, a spot Rico picked, to discuss his problem. Rico then called one-time informant Buddy McLean and told him about the meeting. Dermody showed up to the meeting, as scheduled, and was met there by Buddy McLean who shot him dead on the spot. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ronald Dermody"
Russell Nicholson was a member of Somerville, Massachusetts' " Winter Hill Gang" and a former MDC ( Metropolitan District Commission) police officer, he was rumored to be the driver for James "Buddy" McLean during the assassination of Charlestown gangster Bernard McLaughlin. Nicholson, one of the only Protestant members of the gang, was later murdered by the surviving McLaughlin Brothers, Edward "Punchy" McLaughlin and George McLaughlin for his involvement in their brother's murder. ...more on Wikipedia about "Russell Nicholson"
Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi is an half Irish half Italian-American mobster and FBI informant. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi"
Stevie Hughes was a Charlestown Mob assassin along with his brother Cornelius Hughes. He and his brother were some of the most feared hitmen of the 1960s, even infamous hitmen such as Frank Salemme knew they were dangerous. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stevie Hughes"
Vannie Higgins ( 1897– June 18, 1932) was one of the most prominent bootleggers during the Prohibition era. Known as "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss", Higgins was notorious for his escapes from law enforcement. ...more on Wikipedia about "Vannie Higgins"
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