Salvatore Maranzano was an organized crime figure from the town of Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, and an early Cosa Nostra boss in the United States.

Salvatore Maranzano

Salvatore Maranzano was an organized crime figure from the town of Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, and an early Cosa Nostra boss in the United States.

Salvatore "Capo Di Tutti Capi(Boss of Bosses)" Maranzano Boss of the Maranzano Crime Family and founder of the idea of a Mafia Commission.

Salvatore Maranzano

Salvatore "Capo Di Tutti Capi(Boss of Bosses)" Maranzano Boss of the Maranzano Crime Family and founder of the idea of a Mafia Commission.

Salvatore Maranzano | Salvatore Maranzano (1886 - 1931) - Find A Grave Memorial

Salvatore Maranzano | Salvatore Maranzano (1886 - 1931) - Find A Grave Memorial

Vito Bonventre - Organized Crime Figure. He was an underboss to Salvatore Maranzano during the Castellmmarese War (1930 to 1931). He was shot to death by gunmen of Joe "the Boss" Masseria in the driveway of his Brooklyn home. He was a second cousin of Mafia boss Joseph Bonanno. Cause of death: shot to death Burial: Calvary Cemetery Woodside Queens County New York, USA

Vito Bonventre - Organized Crime Figure. He was an underboss to Salvatore Maranzano during the Castellmmarese War (1930 to 1931). He was shot to death by gunmen of Joe "the Boss" Masseria in the driveway of his Brooklyn home. He was a second cousin of Mafia boss Joseph Bonanno. Cause of death: shot to death Burial: Calvary Cemetery Woodside Queens County New York, USA

Salvatore Maranzano took over the future Bonanno Family in 1930, after Giuseppe “Joe the Boss” Masseria, leader of the rival Morello Family, forced Cola Schirò to step down. A major gang war soon errupted – the Castellammarese War – as the criminal factions allied with Masseria fought those allied with Maranzano for control of New York.

Salvatore Maranzano took over the future Bonanno Family in 1930, after Giuseppe “Joe the Boss” Masseria, leader of the rival Morello Family, forced Cola Schirò to step down. A major gang war soon errupted – the Castellammarese War – as the criminal factions allied with Masseria fought those allied with Maranzano for control of New York.

Salvatore Maranzano death. He was shot and stabbed to death in his Midtown…

Salvatore Maranzano death. He was shot and stabbed to death in his Midtown…

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Salvatore Maranzano’s coffin, 1931 Maranzano, the last Italian born Mafia don, was shortly Capo Di Tutti Capi of the New York Mafia. In 1931, after the end of the Castellamarrese War, Charles “Lucky” Luciano and Meyer Lansky betrayed Maranzano and sent the Jewish Hitman Samuel “Red” Levine and three other men to kill Maranzano, securing their predominance over the New York Mafia.

Salvatore Maranzano’s coffin, 1931 Maranzano, the last Italian born Mafia don, was shortly Capo Di Tutti Capi of the New York Mafia. In 1931, after the end of the Castellamarrese War, Charles “Lucky” Luciano and Meyer Lansky betrayed Maranzano and sent the Jewish Hitman Samuel “Red” Levine and three other men to kill Maranzano, securing their predominance over the New York Mafia.

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