Costello, Frank, 1891-1973Alternative names
Frank "the Prime Minister" Costello (b. Francesco Castiglia, Jan. 26, 1891, Lauropoli, Calabria, Italy–d. Feb. 18, 1973, New York City) was an Italian-American gangster and crime boss. Costello rose to the top of America's underworld, controlled a vast gambling empire across the United States, and enjoyed political influence.
From the description of Costello, Frank, 1891-1973 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582289