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Name: John Gotti                                                                     
Born: October 27, 1940 The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.                     
Died: June 10, 2002 Springfield, Missouri, USA                                       
John Joseph Gotti, Jr. (October 27, 1940 – June 10, 2002), commonly known as       
John Gotti, also nicknamed by the media as The Dapper Don, The Teflon Don, and       
The Velcro Don, was a boss of the Gambino Crime Family, one of the Five Families     
in New York City. He became widely known for his outspoken personality and           
flamboyant style that made him the poster child for mobsters, an image that         
persists even today.                                                                 
He was convicted of racketeering, 13 murders, obstruction of justice, conspiracy     
to commit murder, illegal gambling, extortion, tax evasion and loansharking         
among others and sentenced to life in prison where he died.