Albert Anastasia, 55 old Murder Inc. mob, was shot to death  Park Sheraton Hotel, Seventh Ave. and 55th St.

Mobster Albert Anastasia is murdered at a barbershop in 1957

Albert Anastasia, was shot to death in 1957 by hired killers of his own kind in the Park Sheraton Hotel, Seventh Ave.

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 United States 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.

Albert Anastasia (pronounced ah-nah-STAH-zee-ah) (born Umberto Anastasio, September 1902 – October was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in American history. A founder of the American Mafia, Anastasia ran Murder, Inc.

Albert Anastasia was born on September 26, 1902, in Tropea, Italy. After becoming a hitman at a young age, he became one of the most powerful crime bosses of the 20th century. He helped run the deadly organization known as Murder Inc. and headed up what later became known as the Gambino crime family. In 1957, Anastasi was brutally shot to death in New York City by two masked men under the orders of his underboss, Carlo Gambino.

Albert Anastasia

Albert Anastasia was born on September 26, 1902, in Tropea, Italy. After becoming a hitman at a young age, he became one of the most powerful crime bosses of the 20th century. He helped run the deadly organization known as Murder Inc. and headed up what later became known as the Gambino crime family. In 1957, Anastasi was brutally shot to death in New York City by two masked men under the orders of his underboss, Carlo Gambino.

Meyer Lansky (center) jokes with a detective at the West 54th Street Police Station. He is being questioned about the Albert Anastasia killing.

Meyer Lansky (center) jokes with a detective at the West 54th Street Police Station. He is being questioned about the Albert Anastasia killing.

Once known as the "Lord High Executioner" of Murder, Inc. and head of the Gambino Family, Albert Anastasia was one of the most feared bosses in the New York Mafia. Originally from Italy, he allegedly controlled a fierce racketeering business along the New York City waterfront for years.

Albert Anastasia born Umberto Anastasio September 26 1902 October 25 1957 was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in United States

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 ran the Gambino crime family after his original boss, Vincent Mangano mysteriously disappeared in Mangano's brother, Phil, was found.murdered that same year. Buy a copy of this Daily News photo here

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

Obit - Joseph Joe the Boss Masseria - Gangster. Murdered by four mafia gunmen: Albert Anastasia, Vito Genovese, Joe Adonis and Benjamin Siegel.

1954 photo of mob boss Albert Anastasia. He was the chief executioner of the one-time murder Inc., ring. Rap star Rick Ross dedicated his album "Albert Anastasia EP" to the notorious mafia boss.

Rap stars who dedicated their song lyrics to famous mobsters

1954 photo of mob boss Albert Anastasia. He was the chief executioner of the one-time murder Inc. Rap star Rick Ross dedicated his album "Albert Anastasia EP" to the notorious mafia boss.

Albert Anastasia. Was the worst murderer EVER. Thankfully he got wacked in New Yorks Park Sheraton hotel in October 1957. The hotel is still there. The barber shop is currently a Starbucks! Shame he made it to 55 years old. A lot of innocent folks died at his direction.

Mafia Executioner Albert Anastasia's 1920s Home

Discover Mafia Executioner Albert Anastasia's Home in Brooklyn, New York: Where infamous mobster and leader of Murder Inc. Albert Anastasia made his home.

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: Murder Inc. - Albert Anastasia was nicknamed the "Lord High Executioner" because of his position as the leader of a fearsome group of contract killers. Named "Murder Inc.

Detectives take notes and examine the barbershop of New York's Park Sheraton Hotel, where the body of Gambino Crime Family Boss-Murder Inc.'s Albert Anastasia lies.

Detectives take notes and examine the barbershop of New York's Park Sheraton Hotel, where the body of Gambino Crime Family Boss-Murder Inc.'s Albert Anastasia lies.

A quintessential mobster, Albert Anastasia headed Murder, Inc. and later became boss of the Gambino Family. Anastasia had a knack for evading the law by making witnesses disappear, and sustained a long an illustrious Mafia career from the 1920s all the way until his death in 1957. On October 25, 1957, Anastasia reclined in a barbershop chair, his face covered in warm towels, while his bodyguard parked the car. Two men, their faces covered, entered the shop and opened fire on Anastasia, who…

Albert Anastasia shouldn't have gone to the barber shop in October This picture was on the front page of the San Jose Mercury (a Hearst newspaper). I was the one who walked down to get the newspaper, so I got to read it first.

Phillip Mangano was a Gambino crime family member in New York City and reigned Consigliere for 20 years (1931 - 1951) when his brother, Vincent, was boss. On April 19, 1951, a woman in a fishing boat discovered his body in a marshland area of Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn. Mangano had been shot three times; once in the neck and twice in the face. He was murdered along with his brother on the orders of family underboss Albert Anastasia

Phillip Mangano was a Gambino crime family member in New York City and reigned Consigliere for 20 years (1931 - 1951) when his brother, Vincent, was boss. On April 19, 1951, a woman in a fishing boat discovered his body in a marshland area of Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn. Mangano had been shot three times; once in the neck and twice in the face. He was murdered along with his brother on the orders of family underboss Albert Anastasia

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