25 Of History’s Most Dangerous Gangsters

1. Tom Devaney

1. Tom Devaney

Location of crimes: New York City. Devaney was famous, or infamous, for leading a gang war against Irish mobster James Coonan, during the 1960’s and 70’s Manhattan mob days. He would ultimately be murdered in the city, via George Barone and “Mad Dog” Sullivan. Devaney was responsible for causing havoc between the Genovese crime family and Mickey Spillane.

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