Sunday, October 18, 2020

Gentile’s address books

October 2020 Issue contents - Resource

Gentile’s address books


"Two address books belonging to Nicola Gentile fell into the hands of law enforcement agents at some time during or following his 1937 narcotics arrest. One was larger, black book with 133 entries in it. The other was green and held fifty-two entries. The names and addresses included underworld contacts, as well as relatives and personal acquaintances, in locations across the country.  Well known crime figures, such as Vincent Mangano, Joseph Profaci, Joseph Traina, Frank Amato, Vincent Capizzi and Alfred Polizzi appeared in the books..."

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