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List of famous male racketeerings, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male racketeerings list contains the most prominent and top males known for being racketeerings. There are thousand of males working as racketeerings in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic racketeerings have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a racketeering then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list features James Colosimo, Carlo Gambino and more.

While this isn't a list of all male racketeerings, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male racketeerings?" and "Who are the best male racketeerings?"
Al Capone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Racketeers
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Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old. Born in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City to Italian immigrants, Capone was a Five Points Gang member who became a bouncer in organized crime premises such as brothels. In his early twenties, he moved to Chicago and became bodyguard and trusted factotum for Johnny Torrio, head of a criminal syndicate that illegally supplied alcohol and that was politically protected through the Unione Siciliana. A conflict with the North Side Gang was instrumental in Capone's rise and fall. Torrio went into retirement after North Side ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 48 (1899-1947)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Dean O'Banion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Racketeers
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Charles Dean O'Banion was an Irish-American mobster who was the main rival of Johnny Torrio and Al Capone during the brutal Chicago bootlegging wars of the 1920s. The newspapers of his day made him better known as Dion O'Banion, although he never went by that first name. He led the North Side Gang until he was murdered by Frankie Yale, John Scalise and Albert Anselmi in 1924. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 32 (1892-1924)

Birthplace: Maroa, Illinois, United States of America

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Joseph Colombo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Racketeers
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Joseph Anthony "Joe" Colombo, Sr. was the boss of the Colombo crime family, one of the "Five Families" of the Cosa Nostra in New York. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 64 (1914-1978)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Carlo Gambino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Racketeers
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Carlo Gambino was an Italian-born American gangster, notable for being boss of the Gambino crime family, which is still named after him. After the 1957 Apalachin Convention he unexpectedly seized control of the Commission of the American Mafia. Gambino was known for being low-key and secretive. In 1937 Gambino was convicted of tax evasion but had his sentence suspended. He lived to the age of 74, when he died of a heart attack in bed "in a state of grace", according to a priest who had given him the Last Rites of the Catholic Church. He had two brothers, Gaspare Gambino, who later married and was never involved with the Mafia and is not to be confused with another Gaspare Gambino who was a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 74 (1902-1976)

Birthplace: Palermo, Italy

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