John Vitale

Birthday
17, 1909
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jun 5, 1982 (73)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
17, 1909
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jun 5, 1982 (73)

About

Sicilian-American mob boss known for being a member of the infamous St. Louis crime family. He was charged with a variety of crimes during his time in the syndicate, including assault and the transportation of firearms across state lines.

Before Fame

He worked as an usher at the Ambassador Theater during the Great Depression.

Trivia

He was arrested for having $30,000 in his pocket in 1981.

Family Life

He married Fara Marie Sharamitaro in 1929 and had four children with her.

Associated With

He and the St. Louis family reportedly owned a substantial portion of boxer Sonny Liston's contract.

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