Albert Anastasia

Gangster Albert Anastasia Full Name: Albert Anastasia [Umberto Anastasio]
Nationality: Italian

Profession: Gangster
Why Famous: One of the most ruthless and feared mobsters in United States history, he was a founder of the American Mafia and was boss of the modern Gambino crime family during most of the 1950s.

Born: September 26, 1902
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tropea, Calabria, Italy

Died: October 25, 1957 (aged 55)
Cause of Death: Murdered

Historical Events in the Life of Albert Anastasia

  • 1917-03-17 Albert Anastasia is convicted of murdering longshoreman George Turino
  • 1923-06-06 Gangster Albert Anastasia is convicted of illegal possession of a firearm and sentenced to two years in prison

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