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Carl J. "Cork" Civella
Birth: Jan. 28, 1910
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1994, USA

Organized Crime Figure. Brother of Kansas City Crime Boss Nick Civella. When Nick died in prison Carl became boss of the family and in 1984 he was sentenced to thirty years in federal prison for his role in skimming more than $280,000 from the Las Vegas Tropicana and almost $2 million from casinos run by Argent Corporation. This scheme became the basis for the plot of the Martin Scorcese film "Casino."  (bio by: Tom Denardo) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Antonino Civella (1869 - 1951)
  Antonia Bova Civella (1874 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie Civella (1909 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Civella (1908 - 1929)*
  Carl J. Civella (1910 - 1994)
  Nick Civella (1912 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery and Mausoleum
Raytown
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Oct 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16296954
Carl J. Cork Civella
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
Carl J. Cork Civella
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
Carl J. Cork Civella
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