Dutch Schultz’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

August 6, 1901

Death Date

October 24, 1935

Age of Death

34 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Newark, New Jersey, United States



The criminal Dutch Schultz died at the age of 34. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

New York-based mobster who made a fortune in the alcohol bootlegging and numbers racket businesses during the prohibition era. He was killed by the Mafia Commission, who disapproved of his plan to kill U.S. Attorney Thomas Dewey.

He spent time in prison for burglary as a teenager.

His partner in crime was Joey Noe. Together, they formed the only non-Italian gang able to compete with the infamous Five Families.

His father abandoned his family when he was 15, forcing him to drop out of school to support himself and his mother.

He was a competitor of fellow mobster Jack Diamond, a.k.a. “Legs” Diamond.