Salvatore Maranzano - Organized Crime Figure. He instigated the 1929 to 1931 "Castellammarese War" amongst New York City, New York organized crime factions. He was briefly the undisputed leader of the entire mafia organizations in New York until he was murdered on the orders of younger crime figures like Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano.
Sept 10th 1931 mafia don Salvatore Maranzano killed in his Park Avenue headquarters by four men posing as I.R.S. agents.Four bullet wounds & six knife wounds the four agents are Bugsy Seigal,Albert Anastasia,Red Levine, & Thomas Lucasey.
Salvatore Maranzano’s coffin, 1931 Maranzano, the last Italian born Mafia don, was shortly Capo Di Tutti Capi of the New York Mafia. In 1931, after the end of the Castellamarrese War, Charles “Lucky” Luciano and Meyer Lansky betrayed Maranzano and sent the Jewish Hitman Samuel “Red” Levine and three other men to kill Maranzano, securing their predominance over the New York Mafia.