John Gotti Research Paper

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Fannie, and J. Joseph Gotti gave life to a baby boy on October 27, in 1940, but who knew that on that day a new crime boss would be born? John was child number five out of 13 siblings. John Gotti, a native of the South Bronx, New York, would grow up in a life of crime. John Gotti was an organized crime leader who became head of the Gambino family.

By the time he was 12, John Gotti was already working for the Gambino family as an errand boy for Carmine Fatico. Carmine ran an underground club in the neighborhood and he was a captain in the Gambino family at the time. He attended Franklin K. Lane High School, but he quit school at 16. Before John Gotti reached the age of 21, he had been arrested five times. In fact, between 1957 and 1961, he would face several run-ins with the law, including a four-year prison term for manslaughter, before becoming head of the Gambino crime family. Carlo Gambino had a crew of over 800 members during the 1960s.

This time, it 's personal
Gotti married Victoria DiGiorgio as they were delivering their second child
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John Gotti, Jr was appointed as acting boss for the Gambino family but he was arrested and plead guilty. For his crimes, the served six years.

My moment... Gotti 's story
I remember that day as it was shocking and surprisingly, upsetting to not only myself but to many and especially the Mafia. You see, somehow, he appealed to the public. In many ways, John Joseph Gotti, was a hero.

It was his generous quality, his swagger and his stylish nature that we loved. Because of this, Gotti was nicknamed Dapper Don. Women would offer their babies to him like he was President Kennedy or somebody. John Gotti was huge... he was phenomenal. In spite of his criminal activity, the people describe him as being a "class act."

I hope you were forgiven of all your sins. I 'd like to meet you one day, but until then, may you

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