Joe "Crazy Joe" Gallo (April 7, 1929 – April 7, 1972)

Joe "Crazy Joe" Gallo (April 7, 1929 – April 7, 1972)

Joe Gallo's father, Albert, walks from Beekman-Downtown Hospital, where son was shot

Joe Gallo's father, Albert, walks from Beekman-Downtown Hospital, where son was shot

Joe Gallo murder scene at Umberto's

Joe Gallo murder scene at Umberto's

Mob boss Joe Gallo (left) with his brother Larry Gallo in this 1961 picture. Joe was killed while celebrating his birthday in 1972.

Mob boss Joe Gallo (left) with his brother Larry Gallo in this 1961 picture. Joe was killed while celebrating his birthday in 1972.

Crazy Joe Gallo Exhibition. Little Italy N.Y.C

Crazy Joe Gallo Exhibition. Little Italy N.Y.C

Crazy Joey Gallo was a gangster specializing in typical mafia activities such as extortion and racketeering. Flamboyant, charming, well-read, he became a kind of celebrity, hanging out with writers, actors, and other New York scenesters. On the night of his 43rd birthday, on April 7, 1972, he stopped into Umberto’s Clam House on Mulberry Street in Little Italy. Around 5 am gunmen entered the restaurant and  start firing, hitting Gallo 5 times; he staggered out to the street, and died.

Crazy Joey Gallo was a gangster specializing in typical mafia activities such as extortion and racketeering. Flamboyant, charming, well-read, he became a kind of celebrity, hanging out with writers, actors, and other New York scenesters. On the night of his 43rd birthday, on April 7, 1972, he stopped into Umberto’s Clam House on Mulberry Street in Little Italy. Around 5 am gunmen entered the restaurant and start firing, hitting Gallo 5 times; he staggered out to the street, and died.

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The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe Gallo and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld by Tom Folsom, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1602860815/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_IS67qb0QDVH8D

The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe Gallo and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld by Tom Folsom, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1602860815/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_IS67qb0QDVH8D

Joey Gallo | Joey Gallo started as an enforcer and hitman for Joe Profaci in the Profaci crime family. Gallo ran floating dice and high-stakes card games, an extortion racket and a numbers game betting operation.

Joey Gallo | Joey Gallo started as an enforcer and hitman for Joe Profaci in the Profaci crime family. Gallo ran floating dice and high-stakes card games, an extortion racket and a numbers game betting operation.

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