Archive for the ‘Bonanno Family’ Category

Salvatore “Bill” Bonanno

Posted: 13th April 2011 by admin in Bonanno Family, New York

Salvatore “Bill” Bonanno (November 5, 1932 – January 1, 2008) Salvatore Bonanno was born on Nov. 5, 1932, in Brooklyn. Bill Bonanno at an early age developed a mastoid ear condition. His parents were advised by the doctor to get his son out of the very cold climate of Long Island and in 1941, his [...]

Joseph Bonanno

Posted: 10th April 2011 by admin in Bonanno Family, New York

Joseph Bonanno (January 18, 1905 – May 12, 2002) Joseph Bonanno was an organized crime figure.  Joseph was born on January 18, 1905 and he was a son of wealthy and powerful parents in Castellammare del Golfo, Italy. It was in 1908 when Bonanno first came to the United States when he and his family [...]

Carmine “The Cigar” Galante

Posted: 10th April 2011 by admin in Bonanno Family, New York

Carmine “The Cigar” Galante (1910- July 12, 1979) Carmine Galante was born in Sicily in 1910 and died in 1979, His parents were Vincenzo “James” Galante and Vincenza Russo .His father was a fisherman. He was known as “The Cigar “because he always had cigar in his mouth clenched between his teeth. Likewise, in the mafia world, [...]