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Mobster Mickey Cohen with his bulletproof Cadillac,1950. Oddly enough, he didn't need the bulletproofing. Mickey did not die in the usual Italian restaurant, barber chair, at the steering wheel of the Caddie or up the river. Died in 1976 at 63 of natural causes.

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Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the 1930s through 1960s.

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Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the 1930s through 1960s. He helped set up the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas and ran its sports book operation. He was investigated, tried, & was convicted of tax evasion and sentenced to prison for four years. He died in his sleep.

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Helen Gilbert was an accomplished cellist. Performing at the Hollywood Bowl, she was discovered & became a member of the MGM orchestra & in the 40's, she worked for RKO. In1949, she married Johnny Stompanato, bodyguard of infamous mobster Mickey Cohen. Stompanato later died at the hands of Lana Turner's daughter, Cheryl Crane.

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Mickey Cohen observes the affects of a bombing plot to kill him in his brentwood home. February 1950.

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from Organized Crime Encyclopedia Wiki

Benjamin Siegel

Benjamin Siegel "My friends call me Ben, strangers call me Mr. Siegel, and guys I don't like call me Bugsy, but not to my face."' - Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel

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Ben Bugsy Siegel and his lawyers. (Colorized Photo).

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