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

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

Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria - early Don of the Genovese family

Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria - early Don of the Genovese family

A picture of Joe Masseria, a mob boss, taken in 1931 after being murder by supposed Charles “Lucky” Luciano’s hitmen.    A photographer decided to stage the crime scene and take the ace of spades card that Masseria was playing with before his murder, and put it in his hands.And since then, the mob has always thought the Ace of Spades as a bad omen.

A picture of Joe Masseria, a mob boss, taken in 1931 after being murder by supposed Charles “Lucky” Luciano’s hitmen. A photographer decided to stage the crime scene and take the ace of spades card that Masseria was playing with before his murder, and put it in his hands.And since then, the mob has always thought the Ace of Spades as a bad omen.

"On April 15, 1931, Joe Masseria was murdered at a restaurant called Nuova Villa Tammaro on Coney Island. Gangland legend has it that Masseria dined with Charles "Lucky" Luciano before his death. While they played cards, Luciano excused himself to the bathroom, when Vito Genovese, Albert Anastasia and Joe Adonis rushed in and shot Masseria to death, his four bodyguards having mysteriously disappeared. The New York Daily News reported that the boss died "with the ace of spades, the death…

"On April 15, 1931, Joe Masseria was murdered at a restaurant called Nuova Villa Tammaro on Coney Island. Gangland legend has it that Masseria dined with Charles "Lucky" Luciano before his death. While they played cards, Luciano excused himself to the bathroom, when Vito Genovese, Albert Anastasia and Joe Adonis rushed in and shot Masseria to death, his four bodyguards having mysteriously disappeared. The New York Daily News reported that the boss died "with the ace of spades, the death…

Joe Masseria, head of one of the most powerful Mafia Families in NYC during Prohibition.  His murder was ordered by Lucky Luciano.  Calvary Cemetary

Joe Masseria, head of one of the most powerful Mafia Families in NYC during Prohibition. His murder was ordered by Lucky Luciano. Calvary Cemetary

Joe Masseria | ... la Unione Siciliane para disgusto de Joe Masseria… y de Al Capone

Joe Masseria | ... la Unione Siciliane para disgusto de Joe Masseria… y de Al Capone

El capo mafioso Joe Masseria yace muerto en el suelo de un restaurante de Brooklyn sujetando un as de picas, 1931

El capo mafioso Joe Masseria yace muerto en el suelo de un restaurante de Brooklyn sujetando un as de picas, 1931

Guiseppe Morello - Founder of the Morello crime family which later was taken over by Joe Masseria and it eventually became the Genovese family. Morello's said to be the first Italian organized crime family in the U.S.

Guiseppe Morello - Founder of the Morello crime family which later was taken over by Joe Masseria and it eventually became the Genovese family. Morello's said to be the first Italian organized crime family in the U.S.

Boardwalk Empire - Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky talking with Joe Masseria about heroin bussiness - YouTube

Boardwalk Empire - Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky talking with Joe Masseria about heroin bussiness - YouTube

Grave Marker- 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

Grave Marker- 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

Mafia boss Joe Masseria lays dead on a Brooklyn restaurant floor holding the ace of spades, 1931.

Mafia boss Joe Masseria lays dead on a Brooklyn restaurant floor holding the ace of spades, 1931.

Joey Adonis.El "New York World Telegram" lo llamaba "El risueño muchacho del hampa". Junto a LOUIS CAPONE y ALBERT ANASTASIA, dirigió el Sindicato. Durante la guerra contra WAXEY GORDON los guardaespaldas de JOEY ADONIS eran PITTSBURGH PHIL y HAPPY MAIONE. En abril de 1931 caía asesinado en el restaurante Scarpato's JOE MASSERIA, a manos supuestamente de JOEY ADONIS, ALBERT ANASTASIA y BUGGSY SIEGEL.

Joey Adonis.El "New York World Telegram" lo llamaba "El risueño muchacho del hampa". Junto a LOUIS CAPONE y ALBERT ANASTASIA, dirigió el Sindicato. Durante la guerra contra WAXEY GORDON los guardaespaldas de JOEY ADONIS eran PITTSBURGH PHIL y HAPPY MAIONE. En abril de 1931 caía asesinado en el restaurante Scarpato's JOE MASSERIA, a manos supuestamente de JOEY ADONIS, ALBERT ANASTASIA y BUGGSY SIEGEL.

Joe Masseria | Underworld kingpin Joe "The Boss" Masseria lies on the floor clutching ...

Joe Masseria | Underworld kingpin Joe "The Boss" Masseria lies on the floor clutching ...

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