Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti Organized Crime Figure. The number 2 man for famed gangster Al Capone, he was born about 1883 in Italy. He started as a barber, but became involved in the Chicago gang started by Capone when he was asked to fence some stolen jewelry.
Frank Nitti 1881-1943 Chicago gangster who was convicted of tax evasion with Al Capone. He was been portrayed in several films by Sylvester Stallone in CAPONE 1975 by Stanley Tucci in ROAD TO PERDITION 2002 by Bill Camp in PUBLIC ENEMIES 2009 .
MARCH 19, 1943 - "Francesco Raffaele Nitto (January 27, 1886 – March 19, 1943), also known as Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti, was an Italian American gangster. One of Al Capone's top henchmen, Nitti was in charge of all strong-arm and 'muscle' operations. Nitti was later the front-man for the Chicago Outfit, the organized crime syndicate headed by Capone." Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Nitti
Frank Nitti former Boss of the Chicago Outfit, is buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery, in Hillside, Cook County, Illinois.
Frank “The Enforcer” Nitti was Al Capone’s second in command, overseeing the gang’s bootlegging activities in Chicago. Nitti took over Capone’s Chicago operation after the Mafia king’s imprisonment in 1932.