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Anthony Accardo (1906-1992) - Find A Grave...
ANTHONY ACCARDO Birth: Apr. 28, 1906 Death: May 22, 1992 Organized Crime Figure. Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1906, he joined the city's organized crime family, the "Outfit," during the late 1920s. He served under three bosses (Alphonse Capone, Frank Nitti, and Paul Ricca), before becoming the boss himself.
Louis "Domes" Pacella (October 28, 1921- Dec. 3, 1996) was a mobster in the Genovese crime family. He was allegedly engaged in large scale distribution of heroin. Up until the 1950s his only arrest was for grand larceny of an automobile. Pacella was once identified as a soldier in the crew of Genovese family capo Michael "Trigger Mike" Coppola.
Pasqualino "Patsy" Lolordo (died January 8, 1929) was a US organized crime figure and head of the Chicago chapter of the Unione Siciliana a "front" organization for the Mafia, of which Lolordo was considered one of the most powerful capos (bosses) during the late 1920s. Lolordo succeeded Antonio "The Scourge" Lombardo, an associate of Al Capone, as chapter president. Lombardo had been killed only months before after he refused to turn the presidency over to Mafia mobster Joe Aiello.
Joseph A. Colombo Sr. was the boss of the Colombo crime family, one of the "Five Families" of the Cosa Nostra in New York. The Italian term Cosa Nostra translate into "our thing" that the Italian-American Mafia used to describe themselves. Colombo followed his father into the Profaci family as he became one of the family's top enforcers and soon to be the boss. By the age of 41, Colombo became one of the youngest crime bosses in the nation. He was also key in the production of the famed film...
John "Papa Johnny" Torrio, born Giovanni Torrio (January 20, 1882 – April 16, 1957), also known as "The Fox" and as "The Immune", was an Italian-American mobster who helped build the criminal empire known as the Chicago Outfit in the 1920s that was later inherited by his protégé, Al Capone. He also put forth the idea of the National Crime Syndicate in the 1930s and later became an unofficial adviser to the Genovese crime family.
Anthony "Big Tuna" Accardo, a product of the Prohibition era, ruled the rackets in this town for nearly forty years before succumbing to the ravages of old age and cancer on May 17, 1992. He was an early product of the "Circus Gang," a collection of Northwest Side toughs who congregated at John "Screwy" Moore's (a.k.a. Claude Maddox) Circus Cafe on North Avenue.