Joe Masseria

Joe Masseria

Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria (January 17, 1886 – April 15, 1931) was an early Mafia don in the United States. He was boss of what is now called the Genovese crime family, one of the New York Mafia's Five Families, from 1922 to 1931.

Read more about Joe Masseria:  Early Days, "The Man Who Can Dodge Bullets", Morello Leadership, Joe The Boss, The Castellamarese War, Death

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Frank Costello - The Castellammarese War
... Masseria was facing a challenge from Maranzano, a recent arrival from Palermo, Sicily who was born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily ... bootlegging, extortion and gambling operations that directly competed with Masseria, Costello's boss ... On October 10, 1928, Joe Masseria eliminated his top rival for the coveted "boss of bosses" title, Brooklyn boss, Salvatore "Toto" D'Aquila ...
Detroit Partnership - The Short Reign of The Peacemaker: 1930
... Castellamarese mafiosi who found themselves being opposed by powerful boss Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria ... in New York and Chicago as they opposed Joe Masseria and his supporters ... including Chicago Mafia boss Giuseppe Aiello, who was being opposed by a powerful Masseria ally in Chicago, Al Capone ...
Buffalo Crime Family - Magaddino Era - Castellammarese War
... del Golfo and their supporters battling the New York crime family of Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria ... and independent for the liking of self-proclaimed "Boss of Bosses" Joe Masseria, who felt threatened by his rivals, and in 1930 a war erupted between the two factions ... Mafia leaders or "Mustache Petes" including Joe Masseria and Sal Maranzano ...
Joe Masseria - Death
... On April 15, 1931, Joe Masseria was assassinated at one of his favorite restaurants, Nuova Villa Tammaro in Coney Island ... Gangland legend has it that Masseria dined with Charles "Lucky" Luciano before his death ... Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, Vito Genovese, Albert Anastasia and Joe Adonis rushed in and shot Masseria to death, his four bodyguards having mysteriously ...

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