Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen is a character in L. Cohen is one of main antagonists.

Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.'s Notorious Mobster by Tere Tereba | True Crime | A seductive, premium-octane blend of true crime and Hollywood lore that spins around a wildly eccentric mob boss. When Bugsy Siegel was executed, ruthless Mickey Cohen, a former pro boxer and cunning provocateur, took over criminal activity in L.A., a move sanctioned by Meyer Lansky and Frank Costello. | Find it at PCLS: http://catalog.popelibrary.org/polaris/

Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.’s Notorious Mobster

Mickey Cohen, 1949. | Mickey Cohen: Gangster in the Sun | LIFE.com

Mickey Cohen: Gangster in the Sun

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the 1930s through 1960s

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 1913 – July was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the through

Mickey Cohen at Alcatraz - photo accompanies "Beyond 'Gangster Squad': The Real Mickey Cohen," by Tere Tereba for biography.com

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen (September 1913 – July was a gangster based in Los Angeles and part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the through

Mrs. Mickey Cohen, 1949 | Mickey Cohen: Gangster in the Sun | LIFE.com

Mickey Cohen: Gangster in the Sun

noirish Los Angeles -  Sherry's Restaurant (on the right side) where Mickey Cohen and 3 others were ambushed at 3:45 a.m. in front of the restaurant on the Sunset Strip. Billboard where assassins hid.

Billboard where the shooters hid prior to the Mickey Cohen ambush.

Cohen (third from left) with Jimmy Rist, Sol Davis, and Mike Howard, being booked on suspicion of murder in 1948. Courtesy of the Los Angele...

Jimmy Rist, Sol Davis, Mickey Cohen, and Mike Howard Being Booked on Suspicion of Murder

Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen in shades.

Mickey Cohen, Johnny Stompanato, 1949 | Mickey Cohen: Gangster in the Sun | LIFE.com

Mickey Cohen: Gangster in the Sun

<b>Not originally published in LIFE.</b> Mickey Cohen's enforcer, Johnny Stomp Stompanato (famously stabbed and killed by Lana Turner's daughter, Cheryl Crane, in business manager Mike Howard and Cohen pose in Cohen's office in Los Angeles,

Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen

Mickey Cohen runs out of courthouse

Funeral for Mickey Cohen's beloved  bulldog, 1960. Pinned by Judi Crowe.

Ganster Mickey Cohen mourns his bulldog Mickey jr. Pinned by Judi Crowe.

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