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.
He moved from Italy to the United States in 1916
He has been depicted several times in popular films and TV shows, including "Lucky Luciano" and "Boardwalk Empire."
His birth name is Giuseppe Masseria.
He and Frank Costello were both bosses of the Genovese crime family.