Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Tony Antonino Joseph Accardo Story and Mafia Video Analysis
Tony Antonino Joseph Accardo was born in Chicago in 1906. Accardo's rise in the Chicago outfit led to him being the boss from the early 1940's until 1957. Due to heat from law enforcement agencies and being the target of the IRS Accardo passed the Chicago mafia leadership to Sam Giancana. Giancana went on to become one of the most feared mafia members ever. Accardo died of natural causes in 1992, expected to be heart failure. He was 86 years of age. Accardo's success in the mafia can be seen by him dying from natural causes, which is rare in the mafia.