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Frank Lucas

Posted: 10th April 2011 by admin in Unknown Family Origins

Frank Lucas Date of Birth- September 9th, 1930 Located- Harlem Worked For- Himself Date of Death- N/A (Still living) Frank Lucas was famous for really only one occupation only: drug dealing. Known as one of the biggest heroin dealers in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Lucas ‘revolutionized’ the business, by cutting out the middle men and [...]

Arnold Rothstein

Posted: 10th April 2011 by admin in Unknown Family Origins

Arnold Rothstein (1882-November 6, 1928) Arnold Rothstein was born in 1882 in New York.  His involvement in the world of gambling started at an early age. At the age of 16, he lost interest in school and decided to drop out.  For awhile he worked as a traveling salesman then decided to hang out in [...]

Leroy Barnes

Posted: 10th April 2011 by admin in Unknown Family Origins

Leroy Barnes (born October 15, 1933 – present) In October 15, 1933 Leroy Barnes was born to a poor family in Harlem. Leroy “Nicky” Barnes was said to be the first boss of the “Black Mafia,” or some kind of a Muhammed Ali of crime, or even better the black man’s Al Capone.” Leroy “Nicky” [...]