James Marcello

Birthday
13, 1943
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Boss for the Chicago Mafia for several decades who was convicted in the 2007 Family Secrets trial for murdering and attempting to murder other mafia members.

Before Fame

From 1960-1973, he worked for the Department of Streets and Sanitation in Chicago.

Trivia

He became a member of the Chicago Mafia because he was fully Italian and had murdered someone. He began as a driver for mob bosses.

Family Life

His Italian father was discovered in 1974, murdered, and hidden in a 50-gallon drum outside of a sandwich shop. His Irish mother died in 2009 after her son was sentenced to life in prison. He had three children with his wife Sandra Marcello.

Associated With

He was convicted for killing Anthony Spilotro.