Louis "Lepke" Buchalter
|Birthplace:||New York NY|
|Death:||Died in Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States|
|Place of Burial:||Flushing, Queens, New York, United States|
Son of Barnett Buchalter and Rose de Waltoff
|Managed by:||Private User|
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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.