Exactly. I think his portrayal shows that not all "gangsters" are all mean-azz cutthroats. Some of them were just more focused on the business side and focused on the $$$. Violence was just a tool to be used only when necessary/last resort.
Was I the only one who thought that the mortuary/still scene, with the dead naked woman, was used just to set the period (i.e. "its the '20s and women didn't "shave")? I just thought it was unnecessary...even though I am "old school".