Joe Masseria

Birthday
17, 1886
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 15, 1931 (45)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1886
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Apr 15, 1931 (45)

About

New York mob boss known for being the boss of what later became known as the infamous Genovese crime family. He was assassinated at the Coney Island restaurant Nuova Villa Tammar in April 1931.

Before Fame

He moved from Italy to the United States in 1916

Trivia

He has been depicted several times in popular films and TV shows, including "Lucky Luciano" and "Boardwalk Empire."

Family Life

His birth name is Giuseppe Masseria.

Associated With

He and Frank Costello were both bosses of the Genovese crime family.