Sept 10th 1931 mafia don Salvatore Maranzano killed in his Park Avenue headquarters by four men posing as I.R.S. agents.Four bullet wounds & six knife wounds the four agents are Bugsy Seigal,Albert Anastasia,Red Levine, & Thomas Lucasey.
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…
Salvatore Maranzano took over the future Bonanno Family in 1930, after Giuseppe “Joe the Boss” Masseria, leader of the rival Morello Family, forced Cola Schirò to step down. A major gang war soon errupted – the Castellammarese War – as the criminal factions allied with Masseria fought those allied with Maranzano for control of New York.
Salvatore Maranzano was an organized crime figure from the town of Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, and an early Cosa Nostra boss in the United States.one of the two founding GODFATHERS of the American Mafia
Vito Bonventre - Organized Crime Figure. He was an underboss to Salvatore Maranzano during the Castellmmarese War (1930 to 1931). He was shot to death by gunmen of Joe "the Boss" Masseria in the driveway of his Brooklyn home. He was a second cousin of Mafia boss Joseph Bonanno. Cause of death: shot to death Burial: Calvary Cemetery Woodside Queens County New York, USA
U.S. 1931: Mobster Salvatore Maranzano conspires with Masseria's top soldier, Charles "Lucky" Luciano (pictured above) to assassinate Masseria and end the mob war. Maranzano then emerges as the "Boss of Bosses," the most powerful Mafia leader. He restructures organized crime in New York, setting up five separate criminal groups.
Salvatore Maranzano’s coffin, 1931 Maranzano, the last Italian born Mafia don, was shortly Capo Di Tutti Capi of the New York Mafia. In 1931, after the end of the Castellamarrese War, Charles “Lucky” Luciano and Meyer Lansky betrayed Maranzano and sent the Jewish Hitman Samuel “Red” Levine and three other men to kill Maranzano, securing their predominance over the New York Mafia.