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Salvatore Giannola
Birth: 1889
Sicilia, Italy
Death: Oct. 2, 1919
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Organized Crime Figure. Brother of Tony Giannola. Assumed control of the family in January 1919. A month after his brother's murder, Sam Giannola survived an attempt on his life which killed his brother-in-law Pasquale D'Anna. Three weeks later, John Vitale's son and two others were shot in the lobby of the Wayne County Jail. Sam Giannola was charged with murder but acquitted. After a reluctant peace treaty in May 1919, Giannola attempted to ease himself out of the business, but was shot dead in front of the American State Bank at Monroe and Russell streets on October 2, 1919, by three men, one of them being his personal bodyguard. His funeral was one of the most elegant and heartfelt in Detroit at the time. (bio by: Dennis Rice) 
Family links: 
  Rosa Barraco Giannola (1893 - 1971)*
  Grace J. Giannola Hester (1914 - 2003)*
  Anthony William Giannola (1916 - 1941)*
  Lita Rose Giannola Hardegger (1917 - 2000)*
  Veto J. Giannola (1919 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section C
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dennis Rice
Record added: Sep 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7814145
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