Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel
28th.Febuary 1906 - 20th.June 1947.
Located in the Beth Olam Mausoleum, entrance nearest Gower St, turn right at the 2nd.aisle.
His crypt can be found on the left, 3rd.row from the bottom, in section M2.
Cause of Death - Gunned to Death.
Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was an American gangster, popularly thought to be the impetus behind large-scale development of Las Vegas. He hated the nickname, Bugsy (said to be based on the slang term “bugs”, meaning “crazy”, and used to describe his sometimes erratic behavior), and wouldn’t allow anyone to call him that to his face. His extraordinary partying earned him the title “King of the Sunset Strip.