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 Giuseppe Morello

Giuseppe Morello

Corleone, Città Metropolitana di Palermo, Sicilia, Italy
Death 15 Aug 1930 (aged 60)
Harlem, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Section: 29, Eastside,Roadside.
Memorial ID 19627 · View Source
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Giuseppe Morello (AKA: The Clutch Hand, Peter, Don Petru) was born in Corleone, Sicily in 1870. Morello was underboss to Joe the Boss Masseria in New York City during the early part of the Castellammarese War of 1930-1931. On Aug. 15, 1930, Morello and two of his men were shot to death in his business office in Harlem's Little Italy by gunmen sent by Salvatore Maranzano.

Bio by: Bill Heneage


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  • Added: 19 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19627
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Giuseppe Morello (2 May 1870–15 Aug 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19627, citing Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .