Don" Carlo Gambino (pronounced gam-BEE-noh), (August 24, 1902 - October 15, 1976) was a Sicilian mobster, 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. Gambino served 22 months in prison (1938–39), and lived to the age of 74, when he died of a heart attack in bed, "In a state of grace," according…

Infamous Mobsters: 1935 mug shot of Carlo Gambino, the head of the NYC-based Gambino crime family.

Three Gangsta's Men's Tank

Three Gangsta's Men's Tank

Dead and Infamous

Dead and Infamous

Three Gangsters Women's Front Print Tank

Three Gangsters Women's Front Print Tank

The Feds researched criminal record of Carlo Gambino, which was quite lengthy by the time of the 1957 hastily put-together Mafia summit.

After Apalachin, FBI Targeted Boss Carlo Gambino

Picture of the Week (Or Century?) Carlo Gambino himself, sitting in a lawnchair beside a man we only know as RM....

) Carlo Gambino himself, sitting in a lawnchair beside a man we only know as RM.

Three Gangsters Women's Front Print Tank

Three Gangsters Women's Front Print Tank

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The last decade of the great mafia boss, Carlo Gambino.

Carlo Gambino, head of the Gambino family.

The Gambinos: The First Family of Crime - Documentary This documentary film highlight one of America’s most notorious organized crime families.

Carlo Gambino came from Sicily in 1921 at the age of 19. A seasoned gang member, he immediately began his growth up the New York Mafia ladder. He worked in gangs led by Joe "the Boss" Masseria, Salvatore Maranzano, Philip and Vincent Mangano, and Albert Anastasia. After the murder of Anatasia in 1957, Gambino became the head of the family, and changed the name of the organization from D'Aquila to Gambino. Known as the Boss of Bosses, Carlo Gambino grew to be one of the most powerful Mafia…

Mafia Mug Shots

A gallery of mugshots of members of the American mafia, famous gangsters and mobsters, past and present.

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Carlo Gambino, head of the mafia commisssion sits on the sidelines as the Profaci family clashes with the Gallo brothers, and Joseph Bonanno tries to take over the commission.

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