Joe Gallo

American mobster of Italian descent Joe Gallo

Joseph Gallo, also known as "Crazy Joe" and "Joe the Blond", was a celebrated New York City gangster for the Profaci crime family, later known as the Colombo crime family. Gallo initiated one of the bloodiest mob conflicts since the 1931 Castellammarese War and was murdered as a result of it.
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Man jailed over robbery of cab driver - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Google News - over 6 years
Champaign police Lt. Joe Gallo said Starns is considered a suspect in a couple of other Champaign cab robberies that have occurred since Aug. 5. There was also one in Urbana but an arrest was made in that. In the Aug. 19 holdup, Champaign police
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New York: meurtres, restaurants et épiceries - Cyberpresse
Google News - over 6 years
On se rappelle aussi le meurtre du gangster Joe Gallo, commis en plein Umberto's Clam House en 1972 et qui a transformé le restaurant, bien malgré lui, en curiosité touristique. L'établissement n'est plus au même endroit. Il a déménagé un petit peu
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Gallo's Homer Highlights All-Star Game - Baseball America
Google News - over 6 years
West first baseman Joe Gallo showed prodigious power himself, earning MVP on the strength of the 442-foot home run he hit into the center field bleachers. The solo homer came on a 93 mph fastball from East righthander Lucas Sims in the second inning
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Carwash to help fire family - Nevada Appeal
Google News - over 6 years
Not pictured is Joe Gallo. The team is hosting a car wash fundraiser to help one of there members Hayden Hudson and family members Molly and Liz Hudson an Eleanor Muscott who lost there home to a fire on July 24. A fundraiser is set for Saturday to
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Crazy Joe and Mr. Untouchable — the Unlikely Gangster Alliance - New Criminologist
Google News - over 6 years
The conclusion of the psychiatrists who examined him was unanimous: “Joe Gallo is insane.” The nickname “Crazy” Joe stuck. Bob Dylan would later compose a song about the growing legend of Crazy Joe Gallo. Gallo had been convicted on conspiracy and
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Champaign police investigating fatal shooting - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Google News - over 6 years
Lt. Joe Gallo said officers responded to a shooting at the intersection of Bradley and McKinley avenues at 2:42 am and found a man mortally wounded. "He was pretty much in the middle of the intersection and he was alive," said Gallo
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Breslin: Old con man finally gets just deserts - New York Daily News
Google News - over 6 years
While there, he worked in the offices, and an inmate from Brooklyn, Joe Gallo, sauntered in and put his feet up on the desk. A big guard came in and brushed his feet off and threatened him. Joe said to him, "I know one thing about you
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Jimi Hendrix-Pat O'Day monument unveiled at gala event with Seattle rock royalty - Examiner.com
Google News - over 6 years
Also displayed were some unusual limited edition images by Joe Gallo. Images of Hendrix playing live in 1968 were depicted with swirling images of a star-filled galaxy in the background that were actually photographed by the Hubble Telescope
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Former NFL Star Visits Pennsbury School - Patch.com
Google News - over 6 years
Pennsbury social worker Tammy Kehan-Leimer and Edgewood Elementary physical education teacher Joe Gallo put their heads together to create a new and improved version of recess that both inspires and engages students with varying social and athletic
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Troy Vincent fuels up at Edgewood Elementary School - Bucks Local News
Google News - almost 7 years
“It teaches them to play games on their own – to be self-sufficient and learn how to manage games without referees and umpires,” said Edgewood PE teacher Joe Gallo. “It teaches them a lot of things that we did all the time when we were younger,
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Leading Word on the Shore area finishers of the Michael Thorne 4 Miler (402 total) - Word on the Shore
Google News - almost 7 years
West Long Branch: Nicholas Martinelli 26:45 (26 minutes and 45 seconds racing time), Joe Gallo 28:09, Robert Quackenbush 28:10, Sharon Carlstrom 29:14, John Dennehy 29:18, Conor O'Brien 29:22, Mel Ullmeyer 29:37, Ed Kelly 29:53, Kimberly Sheckler 30:42
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Festejó Al Pacino 71 años viendo “Wilde Salome” - Filmeweb
Google News - almost 7 years
... recientemente que volverán a trabajar juntos en un filme dirigido por Martin Scorsese y cuya historia se basará en un libro titulado “I heard you paint houses”, acerca de un hombre que asesinó a dos conocidos mafiosos: Jimmy Hoffa y Joe Gallo
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Al Pacino en la cumbre de su carrera - laverdad.com
Google News - almost 7 years
El guión habla de Frank el "Irlandés", un mafioso que confiesa haber matado a dos hombres de la mafia, Jimmy Hoffa y Joe Gallo, la historia se desarrolla en Nueva York. Además de esto, Pacino trabajará en la película que está rodando el director
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Al Pacino llega por tercera vez a la pantalla grande como director - Informador.com.mx
Google News - almost 7 years
... recientemente que volverán a trabajar juntos en un filme dirigido por Martin Scorsese y cuya historia se basará en un libro titulado 'I heard you paint houses', acerca de un hombre que asesinó a dos conocidos mafiosos: Jimmy Hoffa y Joe Gallo
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READING NEW YORK; Tours,Tycoons and Crazy Joe
NYTimes - almost 9 years
IN September, New Yorkers will celebrate the quadricentennial of Henry Hudson's voyage, and if you ever wondered what Hudson encountered when he arrived, you can turn for answers to Eric W. Sanderson, who reimagines 1609 Manhattan in stunning and exuberant detail. Mr. Sanderson, a senior ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, has
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Spare Times
NYTimes - almost 9 years
TOFU TAKEDOWN In the spirit of two wholly American pursuits -- overeating and winning -- comes the Takedown, a cooking competition where anything goes. Held in bars around town, it pits a few dozen mostly amateur contestants against one another in battles centered on dishes like chili (above), salsa or cookies. There are judges, audience favorites
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Last of the Summer Wine
NYTimes - about 9 years
THREE BALCONIES By Bruce Jay Friedman 203 pp. Biblioasis. $24.95 A friend of mine had an uncle who, years after surviving a concentration camp, would respond to every petty inconvenience and irritation by exclaiming, ''First the Holocaust. Now this!'' That expectation of suffering, greeted with more shrug than outrage, is at the heart of much
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A RECORD SNOWFALL: BROOKLYN; In One Neighborhood, Self-Sufficient Residents Help Themselves and One Another
NYTimes - about 12 years
Alex Walborn, a Brooklyn mailman, had one foot in the slush and the other in the snow. ''People just don't shovel the corners,'' he grumbled, lifting a fully loaded letter carrier's cart as he waded gingerly through a crosswalk on Prospect Park West, the main shopping artery of Windsor Terrace. ''The corners are the worst of it,'' Mr. Walborn said.
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FOLLOWING UP
NYTimes - about 13 years
Still Serving Italian, Long After a Mob Hit A lot of clam sauce has passed over the tabletops in 33 years, but time has not erased the identification of Umberto's Clam House in Manhattan with one of the more sensational Mafia murders in New York City in recent history. That was the shooting of the mobster Joseph Gallo in April 1972 at the
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 1972
    Age 42
    On April 7, 1972, Colombo family gunmen murdered Joe Gallo in a Manhattan restaurant.
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  • 1971
    Age 41
    Gallo soon became a part of New York high society. His connection started when actor Jerry Orbach played the inept mobster "Kid Sally Palumbo" in the 1971 film The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, a role loosely based on Gallo.
    In 1971 Gallo was released from prison.
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    Later in 1971 Jeffie divorced Gallo again.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1968
    Age 38
    In May 1968, while Joe Gallo was still in prison, Larry Gallo died of cancer.
  • 1964
    Age 34
    On August 29, 1964, Gallo sued the Department of Corrections, stating that guards inflicted cruel and unusual punishment on him at Green Haven after he allowed an African-American barber to cut his hair.
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  • 1963
    Age 33
    Later in 1963 the Mafia Commission forced Magliocco to resign and installed Joseph Colombo, an ally of Gambino crime family boss Carlo Gambino, as the new Profaci family boss.
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  • 1962
    Age 32
    In 1962, while Joey was serving time at Attica prison, his brothers Larry and Al "Kid Blast", along with five other member of the Gallo gang including Frank "Punchy" Illiano, rushed into a burning Brooklyn tenement building near their hangout, the Longshore Rest Room, and saved six children and their mother from the fire.
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  • 1961
    Age 31
    On December 21, 1961, he was sentenced to seven to 14 years in state prison.
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    In November 1961 Joe Gallo was convicted on conspiracy and extortion for attempting to extort money from the businessman.
    On August 20, 1961, Larry Gallo was lured to a meeting at the Sahara Lounge, a Brooklyn supper club.
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    However, Profaci was busy planning his revenge. He bribed Carmine Persico to secretly work for him and planned his next strike. In May 1961 Profaci gunmen killed Joseph "Joe Jelly" Gioelli, Gallo's top enforcer.
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    In early 1961 the Gallo crew attempted to kidnap the entire Profaci leadership.
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  • 1960
    Age 30
    Joe Gallo's brothers Larry Gallo and Albert "Kid Blast" Gallo were also his criminal associates. His sister was Carmello Fiorello. Gallo's first wife, whom he married around 1960, divorced in the mid-1960s, and then in July 1971 remarried, was Las Vegas showgirl Jeffie Lee Boyd.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1958
    Age 28
    In 1958 Gallo and his brothers were summoned to Washington, D.C., to testify before the McClellan Committee of the U.S. Senate on organized crime.
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  • 1957
    Age 27
    In 1957 Profaci allegedly asked Gallo and his crew to murder Albert Anastasia, the boss of the Anastasia crime family.
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  • 1950
    Age 20
    In 1950, after an arrest, Gallo was temporarily placed in Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, where he was diagnosed with schizophrenia.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1949
    Age 19
    In 1949, after viewing the film Kiss of Death, Joe Gallo began mimicking Richard Widmark's gangster character "Tommy Udo" and reciting movie dialogue.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1929
    Born
    Born on April 7, 1929.
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