Louis "Lepke" Buchalter

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Louis "Lepke" Buchalter

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: New York NY
Death: Died in Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Flushing, Queens, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Barnett Buchalter and Rose de Waltoff
Husband of Betty Buchalter and Beatrice Buchalter
Father of <private> Buckalter
Brother of Jacob Buchalter; Minnie Buchalter; Sarah Buchalter; Leah Buchalter; Emanuel Buchalter and 2 others
Half brother of Samuel Kauvar; Charles Eliezer Hillel Kauvar; Sarah Kauvar; Miriam Morse and Phillip Kauvar

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About Louis "Lepke" Buchalter

Louis "Lepke" Buchalter was an American Gangster best known for forming "Murder, Incorporated". A more complete biography can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_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 6, 1897
New York NY
March 5, 1944
Age 47
Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States
Flushing, Queens, New York, United States