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Murder Inc. Chief Killed in Barbershop in 1957

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from NY Daily News

All in the Family: Inside the Gambinos - slide 5

Albert Anastasia (born Umberto Anastasio, September 26, 1902 – October 25, 1957) was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in U. S. 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.

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Albert Anastasia The Head of Murder Inc. He was murdered while sitting in a barber's chair with a towel over his face. His murder was never solved.

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JOSEPH " JOE THE BOSS " MASSERIA Birth: 1879 Death: Apr. 15, 1931 Gangster. Murdered by four mafia gunmen: Albert Anastasia, Vito Genovese, Joe Adonis and Benjamin Siegel. Joseph (Joe the Boss

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Albert Anastasia (pronounced ah-nah-STAH-zee-ah) (born Umberto Anastasio, September 26, 1902 – October 25, 1957) was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in American 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. Anastasia died in what was probably the most sensational assassination in mob history.

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Albert Anastasia (1902-1957), was boss of Murder Inc. with Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter, which executed over 400 on orders from the National Crime Syndicate of the Five Families of the New York Mafia in the 1930-1940s. Later he was boss of the Gambino Crime Family, from 1951 until his murder in 1975.

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