Albert Anastasia ran the Gambino crime family after his original boss, Vincent Mangano mysteriously disappeared in Mangano's brother, Phil, was found.murdered that same year. Buy a copy of this Daily News photo here
Albert Anastasia (pronounced ah-nah-STAH-zee-ah) (born Umberto Anastasio, September 1902 – October was one of the most ruthless and feared Cosa Nostra mobsters in American history. A founder of the American Mafia, Anastasia ran Murder, Inc.
1954 photo of mob boss Albert Anastasia. He was the chief executioner of the one-time murder Inc. Rap star Rick Ross dedicated his album "Albert Anastasia EP" to the notorious mafia boss.
Joseph Gallo, a.k.a. "Crazy Joe" Gallo was a hit man for the Profaci and Colombo crime families and reportedly was the gunman behind the death of mobster and former leader of Murder Inc., Albert Anastasia. Gallo served 10 years for conspiracy and extortion. He was murdered in 1972 by the Colombo family while celebrating his 43rd birthday, one year after being released from prison.
Albert Anastasia shouldn't have gone to the barber shop in October This picture was on the front page of the San Jose Mercury (a Hearst newspaper). I was the one who walked down to get the newspaper, so I got to read it first.