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 Albert Anastasia

Albert Anastasia

Original Name Umberto Anastasio
Catanzaro, Provincia di Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy
Death 25 Oct 1957 (aged 55)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 39, Lot 38325, Grave 182
Memorial ID 26 · View Source
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Oragnized Crime Figure. He was part of "Murder Incorporated", a group of professional killers who worked solely for the National Crime Syndicate in the 1930s. The killers received assignments and payments to murder total strangers in the New York area or anywhere in the country, murdering anyone selected by the syndicate board. Murder, Inc. was destroyed when Murder Inc., hitman Abe Reles turned informant in 1940. Anastasia went on to become head of the Gambino crime family in the 1950s. He was shot to death in the barber shop of the Park Sheraton Hotel, now called the Park Central Hotel.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Anastasia (26 Feb 1902–25 Oct 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .