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Frank Costello

Wolf, George.

Frank Costello

prime minister of the underworld

by Wolf, George.

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Costello, Frank, 1891-1973.,
  • Criminals -- Biography.,
  • Mafia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Wolf with Joseph DiMona.
    ContributionsDiMona, Joseph, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6248.C67 W6 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination266, [20] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5254408M
    ISBN 100340191449
    LC Control Number75327449
    OCLC/WorldCa1860094

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Frank Costello (Italian: [koˈstɛllo]; born Francesco Castiglia; [franˈtʃesko kaˈstiʎʎa]; Janu – Febru ) was an Italian-American crime boss of the Luciano crimeCostello survived an assassination attempt ordered by Vito Genovese and carried out by Vincent r, the altercation persuaded Costello to relinquish power to Born: Francesco Castiglia, Janu.

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Frank Costello was an influential mobster who survived several Mob wars, government scrutiny and an assassination attempt to control the powerful national Commission of Mafia bosses founded by Lucky Luciano.

Born Francesco Castiglia in Italy, Costello came to the United States in to settle in Manhattan. Frank Costello was born Francesco Castiglia in Cosenza, Italy in Like most of the American Mafia, Costello immigrated to the United States with his family as a boy in the early s.

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Frank Costello was born Francesco Castiglia on Januat Cassano allo lonio in Cosenza, Calabria region of Italy. His father, Luigi Castiglia, later migrated to America and settled in the East Harlem part of New York, and ran an Italian grocery store.

Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone; Frank Costello Photo: Paramount/Getty Images (left), Apic/Getty Images (right) Portrayed by Brando, the character of Vito was actually a combination of a few mobsters.

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