The Maceo Family Empire- Galveston’s Very Own Mob Duo

When you hear about the mob, most people picture Boston, Las Vegas, or New York. Most people don’t picture Galveston, Texas. One of the most successful mob duos ever, Sam and Rose Maceo, made their name in the “Ellis Island of the West” and their reputation lives on.

Resources:

Galveston’s Maceo Family Empire: Bootlegging and the Balinese Room by  T. Nicole Boatman, Scott H. Belshaw, and Richard B. McCaslin

https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/one-last-shot/

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