Archive for the ‘Colombo Family’ Category

Joseph “Joe” Colombo Sr.

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

Joseph “Joe” Colombo Sr. (December 14, 1914 – May 22, 1978) Joseph “Joe” Colombo Sr. was born on December 14, 1914. He was born to an Italian American family. His parents were found shot to death in their car. He was the leader of the Colombo crime family, one of the most important in the [...]

Gennaro “Jerry Lang”Langella

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

Gennaro “Jerry Lang”Langella (1939-present) Gennaro Adriano Langella, also known as Gennaro”Gerry Lang” Langella, was born in 1939 to parents who were immigrants from Campania, Italy.  He was a member of the Colombo Crime family which wad based in Brooklyn .He was also born in the same place.  Later, he became Underboss and Acting Boss of the said [...]

Joseph “Joey” Gallo

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

Joseph ”Joey” Gallo (1929 – 1972) Joseph ”Joey” Gallo hailed from New York City. He was born in 1929 and died in 1972.He had two brothers named Lawrence Gallo and Albert Gallo, also known as “Kid Blast”. He was a famous gangster, racketeer, and d gunman of New York City. He became a member of the Profaci crime Family and together [...]