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Who is Albert Anastasia?
Albert Anastasia was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in United States history. A founder of the American Mafia, Anastasia ran Murder, Inc. during the prewar era and was boss of the modern Gambino crime family during most of the 1950s.
- also known as The Mad Hatter, The Lord High Executioner, Umberto Anastasio
- born on (113 years ago) in Tropea, child of Raffaelo Anastasio and Louisa Nomina de Filippi
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Mafioso, gangster
- Marriage with Elsa Barnesi
- parent of Anthony Anastasia, Jr.
- died on (58 years ago) in New York City of firearm, murder
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Over Fifty Years of Convicts, Robbers, Terrorists, and Other Rogues by Duane Swierczynski
The way Valachi told it, Tenuto ran upto New York,asked thelocal mobfor protection, and quickly found himself working as a hit man for Brooklyn mob boss Albert Anastasia. One day Anastasia saw the news that a ratnamed Arnold Shuster had ...
by Michael Newton
Zwillman backed rival warlord Albert Anastasia against Genovese, but Anasta- sia's barbershop assassination left Zwillman vulnerable. Longtime enforcer Willie Moretti was gone, murdered by persons unknown in 1951, and Zwillman was ...
From Captain Kidd to Mom Boucher by Peter Edwards
Among Davis's associates was Louis “Lepke" Buchalter of New York, who killed seven witnesses before turning himself in to police in 1939 after underworld associates Albert Anastasia and Meyer Lansky tricked him into believing they had ...
Encyclopedia of Gangs (2008)
by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton
There have been many great Mafia bosses: Luciano, Capone, Accardo, Albert Anastasia, Carlo Gambino .
An Encyclopedia by James Ciment
Thus, the Kefauver Committee had notorious gangsters of Italian ancestry such as Tony Accardo, Joe Adonis, Albert Anastasia, Frank Costello, Charles Fischetti, and Willie Moretti parade before television cameras. In New York Confidential ...
by Lawrence M. Salinger
transition in the leadership of the Mangano crime family in the aftermath of its boss's (Albert Anastasia) murder in 1957 in a New York City barbershop. The crime fam- ily became known as the Gambino family after Anastasia's assassination.
by Vincent Terrace
Charlie's un- derworld contact; Joe Masseria, the crime boss; Mobsters Al Capone, Dutch Schultz, Tony Roscini, Albert Anastasia, Tommy Lucchese, Vito Genovese and Legs Diamond; Mr. Goodman, the factory owner; Salvatore Maranzano, ...
by Barry Monush
1958: Albert Anastasia (sp); 1961-65: International ...
by Vincent Terrace
a mobster Jonathan Banks Mr Goodman; Charlie's friend, the factory owner Allan Arbus Salvatore Maranzano; a crime boss Joseph Mascolo Vito Genovese; a mobster Robert Davi Albert Anastasia; a mobster Robert Burke Tommy Lucchese ...
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