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
FRANK NITTI’S LAST WALK The Death of the Man Dubbed “Capone’s Enforcer” On the evening of March 19, 1943, a lone figure walked out o...
4x5 PHOTO NEG 1957 Mrs Frank Nitti,wife of mobster
The smartest mobster: Al Capone was more famous but his associate and then successor Frank Nitti was the organizational brain that built the notorious Chicago Outfit which dominated the city from Prohibition right through to the JFK era, when it was run by Sam Giancana. Pursued by authorities, betrayed by his own people and depressed by the death of his wife, Nitti finally shot himself in the head at age 57. www.lberger.ca