Bugsy Siegel’s daughter buried in Las Vegas cemetery

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Bugsy Siegel’s daughter buried in Las Vegas cemetery

By Mike Shoro Las Vegas Review-Journal, November 22, 2017 - 8:51 pm 

Updated November 24, 2017 - 11:03 am 

Millicent Rosen, who died on Nov. 17, 2017, at age 86, was Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel's eldest daughter. (

Proud of her roots, Millicent Rosen spent her entire life defending the family name: Siegel.

Millicent Rosen, born Jan. 14, 1931, in New York City to Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel and Esta Siegel (nee Krakower), died Nov. 17 in Las Vegas. She was 86.

Her father, a Jewish mobster some have credited with helping to build modern Las Vegas, was shot to death in Beverly Hills, California, on June 20, 1947. He was connected to fellow mobsters Meyer Lansky, Charles “Lucky” Luciano and the crime syndicate “Murder Inc.”

“She was just a very unique lady that had an even more unique history,” her daughter, Wendy Rosen, told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Friday. “She was determined through her work with the Mob Museum to let the world know that Benjamin Siegel was a good man with a great vision.”

On Tuesday, Millicent Rosen was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery — a decision her two daughters, Wendy and Cindy Rosen, said was difficult to make...


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