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Benjamin Siegel

Benjamin Siegel

"Bugsy Siegel"

D.O.B.: February 28, 1906 (Brooklyn, NY)

D.O.D.: June 20, 1947 (Beverly Hills, CA)

Cause of Death: Homicide

Location: Hollywood Forever; Beth Olam Mausoleum; 2nd Corridor on Right; Left Side; #3087

Biographical Notes:

He was a gangster that was feared.

In 1937 Siegel went to the California to develop the idea of gambling ships.

He became involved in drug smuggling before with funding from gangster in New York.

He socialized with Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Gary Cooper and Jean Harlow

He is also known as the "Father of Las Vegas".

He built the first multimillion dollar casino called the "Flamingo".


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