A century of Chicago mob bosses
Frank Nitti (1932 to 1943). With help from Jake Guzik, rebuilds the Outfit after Capone’s departure. Commits suicide after he’s indicted in 1943.
Paul “the Waiter” Ricca (1943 to 1950). Has a son who’s a drug addict and decrees no Outfit member can have anything to do with narcotics trafficking.
Tony “Joe Batters” Accardo (1950 to 1957). Considered the most capable Outfit leader ever. Never spends significant time in jail. Always plays key role as adviser, but facing a tax case, he officially hands reins over to ..
Sam “Mooney” Giancana (1957 to 1966). Attends the infamous Apalachin, N.Y., meeting that draws national attention to organized crime, draws even more focus on the Outfit with his flamboyance, flees country for eight years, slain in 1975 at his Oak Park home.
Sam “Teets” Battaglia (1966). Tough leader who is convicted in federal court same year, dies in prison.
John “Jackie” Cerone (1966 to 1969). Considered one of the smartest underworld figures, a strong leader, then the feds pinch him.
Felix “Milwaukee Phil” Alderisio (1969 to 1971). The mob killer is an unpopular leader, then he’s convicted of bank fraud.
Joseph “Joey Doves” Aiuppa (1971 to 1986). A Cicero mobster who ran gambling and strip clubs and grows into the job, with help from Accardo, Gus Alex and, later, Cerone. He is convicted of skimming profits from a Las Vegas casino.
John “No Nose” DiFronzo (1997 to present). Called mob boss by Chicago Crime Commission, but other mob watchers disagree. Chicago Crime Commission Chart of Chicago “OUTFIT”