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Dutch Schultz
Dutch Schultz
Biographical Information
Gender Male
Born August 6, 1901
Died October 24, 1935
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Title(s) Bootlegger, racketeer

Dutch Schultz (born Arthur Flegenheimer) was a New York City-area German-Jewish American mobster of the 1920s and 1930s.


He made his fortune in organized crime-related activities such as bootlegging alcohol and the numbers racket. His operation ran out of The Bronx and also gained a foothold in Upper Manhattan, notably Harlem, where Schultz controlled the numbers racket. He was gunned down in 1935 by Murder, Inc. because he attempted to kill a politician without permission.

Behind the scenesEdit

Dutch Schultz is mentioned in The Family Corleone.


  • His death is one of the events listed on The Godfather's online timeline.

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