Louis "Lepke" Buchalter

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Louis "Lepke" Buchalter

Death: Died
Cause of death: Execution at Sing Sing for murder
Place of Burial: Mount Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, Queens, New York, United States
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Husband of Beatrice Buchalter
Father of <private> Buckalter

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About Louis "Lepke" Buchalter


Louis "Lepke" Buchalter (February 6, 1897 – March 4, 1944) was an American mobster and head of the Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc. during the 1930s. Buchalter was one of the premier labor racketeers in New York City during that era.

Buchalter became the only major mob boss to receive the death penalty in the United States after being convicted of murder.

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Louis "Lepke" Buchalter's Timeline

February 12, 1897
March 4, 1944
Age 47
Flushing, Queens, New York, United States