Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a gangster, bootlegger, illegal gambler, an associate of the Gambino crime family, and the founder of the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was a gangster, bootlegger, illegal gambler, an associate of the Gambino crime family.

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel  February 28, 1906 – June 20, 1947

A series of newly colorized images brings the chilling faces of some of America's most notorious mobsters to life.

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel - Gangster.  Also credited as the man who created Las Vegas.  Siegel built The Flamingo the first hotel on the Strip.

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Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was an American mobster with the Luciano crime family. He was behind the development of the Las Vegas Strip and one of the founders and leaders of "Murder, Incorporated.

Bugsy Siegel in court

As a teenager, Siegel met and formed an alliance with future Syndicate leader…

Virginia Hill (1916-1966) was one of the most famous female mobsters. She was a courier for the national crime syndicate, moving thousands of dollars from one mobster to the next, even overseas. She purportedly slept with many gangsters, but was Bugsy Siegel's girlfriend.  She fled to Austria after the Government went after her for tax evasion.  She died on the ski slopes of Salzburg, Austria after ingesting a heavy dose of sleeping pills. She was 49 years old.

Virginia Hill (August 1916 – March was an American organized crime figure. A Chicago Outfit courier, she was famous for being the girlfriend of mobster Bugsy Siegel.

Bugsy Siegel, gangster and one of the creators of Las Vegas (2/28/1906)-(6/20/1947)

Bugsy Siegel

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel 1906 - 1947 was a Jewish American mobster. Siegel was known as one of the most "infamous and feared gangsters of his day". Described as handsome and charismatic, he became one of the first front-page-celebrity gangsters.

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (February 28, 1906 – June 20, 1947) was an American gangster who was involved with the Genovese crime family. Siegel was known to be mercurial and ruthless with associates. Because of his notoriously quick and violent temper, he was one of the most "infamous and feared gangsters of his day". On June 20 1947 as he sat reading the LA Times he was shot through the window several times. No one was ever charged with his murder.

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, a Jewish American mobster, was one of the most infamous outlaws of all-time.

Benjamin Siegel "My friends call me Ben, strangers call me Mr. Siegel, and guys I don't like call me Bugsy, but not to my face." Ben "Bugsy" Siegel

Benjamin Siegel

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (February 1906 – June was an American gangster who was involved with Italian-American organized cr.

Infamous and feared, Bugsy Siegel was also known for his sartorial style. He was as handsome and debonair as the Hollywood actors he socialized with.

The mobster Frank Sinatra most admired was slaughtered - his head blown apart by a bullet: The singer's dangerous flirtation with the Mafia

As crazy as a bedbug: Sinatra would speak with awe about notorious Mafia hitman Bugsy Siegel

Benjamin Bugsy Siegel another famous (and crazy) gangster. He returned to NY from California during the Murder Inc. trials to kill any gangsters who may have talked to the police. He built the Flamingo in Las Vegas a few years later and stole money from the mob. He was killed in 1947.   http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr=954#

Benjamin Bugsy Siegel another famous (and crazy) gangster. He returned to NY from California during the Murder Inc. trials to kill any gangsters who may have talked to the police. He built the Flamingo in Las Vegas

Meet Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel, a Jewish American Mobster: Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel

Meet Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel, a Jewish American Mobster

Famed Las Vegas mobster, Bugsy Siegel, supposedly tried out for movie roles. This picture here is reported to have been used as a publicity shot. If anyone has more information on the veracity of this, please let us know.

| Bugsy Siegel's House

Virginia Hills Mansion in Beverly Hills 810 North Linden Drive

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