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Irving Shapiro
Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 11, 1931

The Shapiro brothers (Meyer, Irving and Willie) ran a gang of Jewish mobsters that operated out of the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York. Their criminal activities centered around loansharking, slot machines, dice games, and extortion of shop keepers. The Shapiro brothers came into conflict with the other gangs in Brooklyn such as the Amberg brothers and the Reles gang. One by one the Shapiro brothers were murdered by the other gangs. Irving Shapiro was shot to death in the vestibule of the apartment building in which he lived at 691 Blake avenue, Brooklyn, on July 11, 1931. He was 27 years old. (bio by: Bill Heneage) 

Cause of death: shot to death
Mount Lebanon Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Lyssianker Society, Block K, Ref. Gate 2
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19631
Irving Shapiro
Added by: Edwin Vargas
Irving Shapiro
Added by: Bill Heneage
Irving Shapiro
Added by: Bill Heneage
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