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Infamous Philly mobster Harry "Hunchback" Riccobene. Some claim Riccobene was the youngest person ever to be inducted into the Italian Mafia in America.


Joseph Salvatore "Skinny Joey" Merlino (born March 16, 1962) is an American mobster believed to be the boss of the Philadelphia crime family[1] despite various front and acting bosses, and is said to have led it primarily in extortion, bookmaking, drug trafficking, and loan sharking. Joseph Salvatore Merlino a.k.a. "The John Gotti of Passyunk Avenue" is one of 3 sons ( joe, jason & larry) Italian-American parents Salvatore "Chuckie" Merlino (born 1939) and Rita (born 1942). Joey was raised…


Chicago Outfit's Northside soldier future boss, Vincent Solano (center) with then Northside boss Joseph "Caesar" DiVarco (left with back turned) at the Italian/American Open in 1965.


Raymond Loreda Salvatore Patriarca, Sr. (March 18, 1908 – July 11, 1984) was an Italian-American mobster from Providence, Rhode Island who became the longtime boss of the Patriarca crime family, whose control extended throughout New England for over three decades. One of the most powerful crime bosses in the United States, Patriarca often mediated disputes between Cosa Nostra families outside the region. He was the father of Raymond Patriarca, Jr.

Vincent Louis Gigante (March 29, 1928 – December 19, 2005), also known as "Chin," was a New York Italian-American mobster in the American Mafia who was boss of the Genovese crime family from 1981 to 2005.