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Thomas DeSimone

Mobster
Male
Born May 24, 1950
Hometown Kings County
Died Jan 14, 1979
Death Place Queens County
Nationality Italian American
Other Names Thomas Anthony De...

Thomas Anthony DeSimone, also known as Two-Gun Tommy or Tommy D, was an Italian-American gangster and associate of the Lucchese crime family in New York. DeSimone was a grandson and nephew of Los Angeles mob bosses Rosario DeSimone and Frank DeSimone, respectively. He was married to Angelica "Cookie" Spione, but had many mistresses, including Theresa Ferrara. In the 1990 Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas, the character Tommy DeVito is based on DeSimone.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1950 Birth Born in 1950.
1956 6 Years Old DeSimone's paternal uncle, Frank DeSimone, was a criminal attorney-turned-mobster; "Uncle Frank" (as he was known) replaced Jack Dragna in 1956 after the latter's death, becoming the second DeSimone family member to become Los Angeles crime family boss.

TEENAGE

1965 15 Years Old DeSimone was introduced to the Vario Crew in 1965. … Read More
1968 18 Years Old DeSimone committed what is believed to have been his first murder on March 15, 1968. … Read More

TWENTIES

1970 20 Years Old A couple of weeks later, on June 11, 1970, Bentvena went over to "The Suite" owned by Hill in Jamaica, Queens to go drinking with DeSimone's crew, including Hill, DeSimone, and Jimmy. … Read More
1974 24 Years Old DeSimone killed Gotti protégé Ronald "Foxy" Jerothe on December 18, 1974. … Read More
1978 28 Years Old DeSimone was alleged to have taken part in the December 1978 Lufthansa heist from JFK International Airport, the largest robbery in U.S. history at the time. … Read More
Thomas' sister was Dolores and his two brothers were Gambino crime family associate Robert DeSimone and Gambino associate Anthony DeSimone, murdered by mobster Thomas Agro in 1979. … Read More
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