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Gaetano Reina
Birth: Sep. 27, 1889
Corleone
Cittą Metropolitana di Palermo
Sicilia, Italy
Death: Feb. 26, 1930
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA

Organized Crime Figure. He was boss of the New York Mafia Family that today is called the Luchese Family from the 1920s until he was shot to death on a Bronx Street on Feb. 26,1930. After his death Joe the Boss Masseria inserted Bonaventura (Joseph) Pinzolo as the head of the Family. On Sept. 5,1930 men loyal to Tommy Gagliano murdered Pinzolo in his Manhattan business office. After Pinzolo's murder Gagliano took control of the Family. Reina was the first New York City Mafia boss murdered during the notorious Castellammarese War. Reina's daughter was the wife of Mafia turncoat Joe Valachi. (bio by: Bill Heneage) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Angelina Reina (1890 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Giacoma Reina (____ - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Assassinated on a Bronx, NY street
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Alpine Hill Plot, Section 177
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 09, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5833
Gaetano Reina
Added by: Edwin Vargas
 
Gaetano Reina
Added by: Jason Vietri
 
Gaetano Reina
Added by: Bill Heneage
 
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