Meyer Lansky

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Meyer Lansky
Lansky in 1958
Maier Suchowljansky

(1902-07-04)July 4, 1902
DiedJanuary 15, 1983(1983-01-15) (aged 80)
Resting placeMount Nebo Cemetery, Miami, Florida
Known forMafia associate, Mafia financier

Meyer Lansky (born Maier Suchowljansky;[1] July 4, 1902 – January 15, 1983), known as the "Mob's Accountant," was an American organized crime figure. He helped create the National Crime Syndicate in the United States.[2]

Lansky died of lung cancer on January 15, 1983, aged 80 in Miami Beach, Florida.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mafia encyclopedia, Carl Sifakis, 2005, pp. 250–253
  2. "Meyer Lansky | Biography, Criminal Activities, Net Worth, Cause of Death, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica.
  3. "Meyer Lansky is Dead at 81". The New York Times. Associated Press. January 16, 1983. Retrieved 2007-09-25.