"DaLenosgirl, you are correct. This certificate dates from 1932, the year he was married. Their first child was born the following year in 1933. Handwritten scribble of different dates may be times it was used as evidence. "
"Leonard, You know I was talking to my 95 year old aunt and she says this Italian way of doing things is called "Bella figura". Appearances, pride, respect, loyalty to famiglia and not revealing our true emotions to outsiders is all part of…"
"My best guess is that the 1952 date stamped on this was used to show that he was an associate of Luciano and that this doc was used as evidence.
According to the 1940 census Joe Adonis was already married with two children and living in Brooklyn. It…"
"I like that--classy yet street smart! Good combination.
An overly confident son, got one of those at home myself. Last year at school, the kids appointed him as their bodyguard to keep the bullies away. This was in kindergarten, can you imagine? Too…"
"Italian men are as tough looking as they come until they hold a coffee mug or demitasse cup. Why are they so proper? They always drink with their pinky in the air. I've seen it a dozen times and it bothers me for some reason. Has anyone else…"
"Everybody knows that, "The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano" was pure fiction. But it is also common knowledge that he got the nickname "Lucky" from Meyer Lansky; it is also common knowledge that he did NOT revolutionize…"