Known as "the Boss of all Bosses" from 1957-1959, Vito Genovese was leader of the Genovese crime family and good friend of Lucky Luciano. Genovese became involved in crime at a young age and ended up being arrested for illegal possession of a firearm and counterfeiting money before he was 30. When Luciano was sentenced to 30 to 50 year in prison, Genovese became acting boss of the Luciano crime family. Worried about being convicted for a murder, Genovese fled back to Italy for a few years wh...
Frank Illiano aka Punchy, 1962. During the mid-1970s, the Genovese crime family welcomed Illiano, Albert Gallo and other Gallo outcasts into its ranks. The Gallo crew had previously enjoyed a good relationship with Genovese leaders such as Anthony "Tony Bender" Strollo, Matthew "Matty the Horse" Ianniello and Vincent "The Chin" Gigante. Illiano and Albert "Kid Blast" Gallo became made men and Illiano a capo. In the late 1990s, the imprisoned Gigante appointed Illiano as a street boss.
Lucchese soldier Louis Foceri aka Louie Beans (NYC 1921-1989). Single, lived in Corona, Queens, no legitimate employment. Brother Vincent was a capo in the Lucchese family. Crime sheet mentions rape, grand larceny, burglary, assault, policy and illegal gun possesion. Respected mafia member engaged in numbers and narcotics. Associated with Paul Correale, Vincent Ciraulo.
Lucchese soldier Thomas John Stabile (1940-2017). He was sentenced to 14 years in prison in 1994 for his role in a conspiracy to distribute 100 kilos of cocaine in Florida. Stabile was arrested on July 22, 1993, during a sting operation in which federal agents posed as cocaine traffickers seeking to supply drugs to the Lucchese crime family. Also charged in the case was Frank Suppa, a member of the Lucchese family who supervised a crew in Florida. Stabile pleaded guilty but refused to cooperate.