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 Louis “Lepke” Buchalter

Louis “Lepke” Buchalter

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 4 Mar 1944 (aged 47)
Ossining, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot 74-H-1/2 OF LOT 7 & ALL OF 9-3
Memorial ID 5675 · View Source
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Organized Crime Figure. He was a Jewish Mob boss who operated in the New York City, New York Garment District in the 1930s and 1940s, and was a close associate of mafia boss Lucky Luciano. He was part of the 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 mafia hitman Abe Reles turned informant in 1940.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5675
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Louis “Lepke” Buchalter (6 Feb 1897–4 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5675, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .