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Joe Masseria (Joe the Boss) 1879 - 15th April 1931 Head of the Masseria crime family until his death in a Brooklyn restaurant, ordered by Lucky Luciano & carried out by Bugsy Segal. Lucky Luciano ordered the death of Salvatore Maranzano and took control of the New York families to become Boss of Bosses. Together with Meyer Lansky, Lucky organized the New York mafia into 5 families with their own territories, which became the syndicate headed of cause by Luciano.


Salvatore Maranzano (July 31, 1886 – September 10, 1931) was an organized crime figure from the town of Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, and an early Cosa Nostra boss in the United States. He instigated the Castellammarese War to seize control of the American Mafia operations, and briefly became the Mafia's "Boss of Bosses". He was assassinated by a younger faction led by Charles "Lucky" Luciano, who established a power-sharing arrangement rather than a "boss of bosses" to prevent future…


Vito 'Don Vito' Cascioferro former Sicilian Boss of Bosses. Speculation is he sent Salvatore Maranzano to America in order to setup the mafia there


Salvatore Sabella was the boss of the Philadelphia Mafia and was related to Stefano Magaddino, the notorious Buffalo boss. His brother Dominick Sabella was a member of the Brooklyn based Castellammare organization under Cola Schiro and later Salvatore Maranzano


Salvatore Maranzano,Su principal negocio consistió en introducir en EEUU criminales de Sicilia o de Italia meridional. También se dedicó a la estafa en la industria. Tenía una moderna oficina en lo alto del Gran Central Building de Park Avenue de Manhattan. El 11.09.31 ("El día de la purga"), cinco asesinos pertenecientes a "La nueva tendencia" de LUCKY LUCIANO le pegaron dos tiros y le cortaron el cuello. Uno de los asesinos era BO WEINBERG, jefe de pistoleros de DUTCH SCHULTZ.

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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.