Tony Accardo

Birthday
28, 1906
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 22, 1992 (86)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1906
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
May 22, 1992 (86)

About

Known as "Joe Batters" or "Big Tuna", he was a leader of the Italian American crime syndicate known as The Chicago Outfit during the 70's.

Before Fame

He was first recruited to join the mafia by legendary hitman Jack "Machine Gun" McGurn in 1926.

Trivia

He worked as an enforcer for Al Capone and he claimed to have participated in the infamous 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre.

Family Life

His father was a shoemaker and he had four children with his wife Clarice.

Associated With

He worked under Frank Nitti, who was known as "The Enforcer", in Chicago.