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Louis "Lepke" Buchalter
Birth: Feb. 6, 1897
Death: Mar. 4, 1944

Organized Crime Figure. He was a Jewish Mob boss who operated in the New York City, New York Garment District in the 1930s and 1940s, and was a close associate of mafia boss Lucky Luciano. He was part of the Murder Incorporated a group of professional killers who worked solely for the National Crime Syndicate in the 1930s. The killers received assignments and payments to murder total strangers in the New York area or anywhere in the country, murdering anyone selected by the syndicate board. Murder, Inc. was destroyed when mafia hitman Abe Reles turned informant in 1940. 

Cause of death: Executed in the Sing Sing Prison electric chair
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: 74-H-1/2 OF LOT 7 & ALL OF 9-3
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Record added: Jun 11, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5675
Louis Lepke Buchalter
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Louis Lepke Buchalter
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Louis Lepke Buchalter
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