December 2 - New York District Attorney William Travers Jerome orders a raid on gambling racketeer Richard Canfield's illegal gambling resort.
Settimo Accardi, New Jersey Mafia enforcer.
Philip Bacino [Tony Cello], Cleveland mobster and bootlegger.
Angelo DeCarlo, Genovese crime family Capo.
Joseph Stacher, New York organized crime leader and Meyer Lansky associate.
July 4 - Meyer Lansky (Maier Sucholjansky), Mafia financial advisor.
September 26 - Albert Anastasia (Umberto Anastasio), Mangano crime family leader and member of Murder, Inc.
November 22 - Joe Adonis, National Crime Syndicate member.