Johnny Torrio

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Giovanni Torino
Born February, 1882
Italy
Died April 16, 1957 (aged 75)
Brooklyn, New York City, USA
Cause of death Heart attack

John "Papa Johnny" Torrio, also known as "The Fox" (February 1882 – April 16, 1957) was an Italian-American mobster who helped make the criminal empire known as the Chicago Outfit in the 1920s. Torrio would later give the Chicago Outfit to Al Capone. He also thought of the National Crime Syndicate in the 1930s and later became an adviser to the Genovese crime family.

He was shot several times in 1925. He died of a heart attack in Brooklyn in 1957.