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Chester LaMare
Birth: Nov. 7, 1884
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1931
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Organized Crime Figure. Leader of Detroit's West Side mob during Prohibition. LaMare was a survivor of the Giannola-Vitale gang war of 1919-21 and controller of most of Hamtramck's rackets. When mob boss Sam Catalanotte died in February 1930, LaMare attempted to seize control of the city's criminal enterprises, resulting in a violent gang war between him and the East Side mob under Joe Zerilli. The war concluded in February 1931 when LaMare was shot to death in the kitchen of his home by two of his own men. (bio by: Dennis Rice) 
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 25, Lot 415, Space 3
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dennis Rice
Record added: Aug 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7806696
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