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Waxey Gordon
Original name: Irving Wexler
Birth: 1888
Death: Jun. 24, 1952

Organized Crime Figure. Born Irving Wexler in New York City, New York's Lower East Side, he became one of the most powerful Prohibition-era alcohol smugglers on the Eastern coast of the United States. His power ended when Prohibition was repealed in 1933. In 1951, Gordon was sentenced to twenty-five years in Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco, California after being convicted of being a narcotics peddler and fourth-time offender, where he died natural causes in 1952. 

Cause of death: Natural causes
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Block 28, Line 8, Grave 3
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 16, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6101
Waxey Gordon
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Waxey Gordon
Added by: Bill Heneage
Waxey Gordon
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