Giuseppe Zangara

Birthday
7, 1900
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Mar 20, 1933 (32)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1900
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Mar 20, 1933 (32)

About

Italian criminal who assassinated Chicago mayor Anton Cermak in February 1933. He was executed in Florida State Prison after serving just ten days on Death Row.

Before Fame

He served in the Italian Army during World War I.

Trivia

Though he killed Mayor Anton Cermak, it is widely believed that his intended target was U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Family Life

He emigrated with his uncle to the U.S. in 1923.

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor Joe Mantell on the 60's TV series The Untouchables.