Hyman Abrams

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Hyman Abrams was a Boston mobster and high-ranking member under Charles "King" Solomon during Prohibition. He and other members of Solomon's organization took over Boston's criminal operations for themselves following Solomon's murder in 1933. He would later become involved in financing syndicate controlled casinos with Meyer Lansky, specifically the Flamingo and later the Sands with Carl Cohen and Jack Entratter.

Further reading[edit]

  • Fried, Albert. The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980. ISBN 0-231-09683-6
  • Messick, Hank. Lansky. London: Robert Hale & Company, 1973. ISBN 0-7091-3966-7
  • Reid, Ed and Demaris, Ovid. The Green Felt Jungle. Montreal: Pocket Books, 1964.
  • Schwartz, Rosalie. Pleasure Island: Tourism and Temptation in Cuba. U of Nebraska Press, 1997. ISBN 0-8032-9265-1


  • Fox, Stephen. Blood and Power: Organized Crime in Twentieth-Century America. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1989. ISBN 0-688-04350-X

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