|Joseph "The Barber" Barbara
- Northeastern Barbara Family Boss and Summit host, Apalachin, N.Y.
Rosario "Russell" Bufalino
- Northeastern Family Underboss and Summit organizer (Kingston, Pennsylvania,
future Northeastern Boss)
Dominick Alaimo -
Northeastern Barbara Family Caporegime (Pittston, Pennsylvania)
Angelo J. Sciandra
- Northeastern Barbara Family Caporegime (Pittston, Pennsylvania)
Ignatius Cannone -
Northeastern Barbara Family Caporegime (Endwell, N.Y.)
Anthony "The Gov" Guarnieri
- Northeastern Barbara Family Soldier (Johnston City, N.Y., future Caporegime)
James "Dave" Ostico
- Northeastern Barbara Family Caporegime (Pittston, Pennsylvania, future
Pasquale "Patsy" Turrigiano
- Northeastern Barbara Family Caporegime (Endicott, N.Y.)
Emanuel "Manny" Zicari
- Northeastern Barbara Family Caporegime (Endicott, N.Y., Barbara's bottling
Salvatore "Sam" Monachino
- Northeastern Barbera Family Soldier (Auburn, N.Y.)
Pasquale "Patsy" Monachino
- Northeastern Barbara Family Soldier (Auburn, N.Y.)
Pasquale "Patsy" Sciortino
- Northeastern Barbara Family Soldier (Auburn, N.Y.)
Bartolo "Bart" Guccia
- Northeastern Barbara Family Associate (Endicott, N.Y., Barbara estate
overseer and handyman)
Joseph "Joe Bananas"
Bonanno - N.Y. Bonanno Family Boss (Long Island, N.Y., present Commission
Giovanni "John" Bonventre
- N.Y. Bonanno Family Caporegime (Brooklyn, N.Y., former Underboss, semi-retired
in Sicily) (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Anthony "Tony" Riela
- N.Y. Bonanno Family Caporegime (West Orange, N.J., faction leader)
Natale "Joe Diamonds"
Evola - N.Y. Bonanno Family Caporegime (Brooklyn, N.Y., future Boss)
Vito "Don Vito" Genovese
- N.Y. Genovese Family Boss (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.)
Gerardo "Jerry" Catena
- N.Y. Genovese Family Underboss (Orange, N.J., faction leader)
Michele "Big Mike" Miranda
- N.Y. Genovese Family Consigliere (Forest Hills, N.Y.)
Salvatore "Charles" Chiri
- N.Y. Genovese Family Caporegime (Bergen, N.J., faction leader)
Carlo "Don Carlo" Gambino
- N.Y. Gambino Family Boss (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Joseph "Staten Island
Joe" Riccobono - N.Y. Gambino Family Consigliere (Staten Island, N.Y.)
Paul "Big Paul" Castellano
- N.Y. Gambino Family Caporegime (Brooklyn, N.Y., future Boss)
Carmine "The Doctor"
Lombardozzi - N.Y. Gambino Family Caporegime (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Armand "Tommy" Rava
- N.Y. Gambino Family Caporegime (Brooklyn, N.Y., Anastasia loyalist, killed
soon after Apalachin)
Vincent "Nunzio" Rao
- N.Y. Lucchese Family Consigliere (Yonkers, N.Y.)
Giovanni "Big John" Ormento
- N.Y. Lucchese Family Caporegime (Lido Beach, N.Y.)
Joseph "Joe Palisades"
Rosato - N.Y. Lucchese Family Caporegime (Jackson Heights, N.Y.)
Joseph "Don Peppino"
Profaci - N.Y. Profaci Family Boss (Long Island, N.Y.)
Joseph "Fat Joe/Joe Malyak"
Magliocco - N.Y. Profaci Family Underboss (East Islip, N.Y., successor
Salvatore "Sam" Tornabe
- N.Y. Profaci Family Caporegime (New York, N.Y., died December 30, 1957)
Frank Majuri - N.J. DeCavalcante
Family Underboss (Elizabeth, N.J., Amari regime Underboss, stepped down
May 1957, then Underboss in DeCavalcante regime)
Louis "Fat Lou" LaRasso
- N.J. DeCavalcante Family Underboss (Linden, N.J., Delmore regime Underboss
as of May, 1957)
John C. Montana - Buffalo
Magaddino Family Underboss (Olean, N.Y., He was the #2 man in the crime
family during Magaddino's regime. Montana was put on the shelf by Magaddino
around 1958, Magaddino felt betrayed by Montana who wanted to step down
after all the publicity from Apalachin)
Antonino "Nino" Magaddino
- Buffalo Magaddino Family Caporegime (Niagara Falls, N.Y., future Consigliere)
Rosario "Roy" Carlisi -
Buffalo Magaddino Family Caporegime (Buffalo, N.Y., brother of future Chicago
Outfit Boss Sam "Wings" Carlisi)
James "Jimmy" LaDuca - Buffalo
Magaddino Family Caporegime (Lewiston, N.Y., Magaddino son in law)
Samuel "Sam" Lagattuta -
Buffalo Magaddino Family Caporegime (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Dominick D'Agostino - Buffalo
Magaddino Family Caporegime (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)
Frank Valenti - Rochester
Valenti Family Underboss (Rochester, N.Y., Pittsburgh Family Soldier)
Constenze "Stanley" Valenti
- Rochester Valenti Family Boss (Rochester, N.Y., Pittsburgh Family Soldier)
Joseph Falcone - Buffalo
or Rochester Family Capo (Utica, N.Y., faction leader)
Salvatore Falcone - Buffalo
or Rochester Family Soldier (Utica, N.Y., Joseph's brother)
Rosario "Roy" Mancuso -
Buffalo or Rochester Family Soldier (Utica, N.Y.)
Michael "Mike" Genovese
- Pittsburgh LaRocca Family Caporegime (Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, future
Gabriel "Kelly" Mannarino
- Pittsburgh LaRocca Family Caporegime (New Kensington, Pennsylvania, future
Joseph "Joe" Ida - Philadelphia
Bruno Family Boss (Highland Park, N.J., fled to Sicily in 1957 after Apalachin,
leaving Antonio "Mr. Miggs" Polina as Acting Boss. Stepped down as Boss
in 1959 due to publicity, retired to Sicily leaving Angelo Bruno as his
Dominick Olivetto - Philadelphia
Bruno Family Underboss (Camden, N.J., faction leader, stepped down 1959
for new regime)
John Scalish - Cleveland
Scalish Family Boss (Cleveland, Ohio)
John DeMarco - Cleveland
Scalish Family Consigliere (Shaker Heights, Ohio)
Frank "The Cheeseman" Cucchiara
- New England Patriarca Family Consigliere (Boston, Massachusetts, representative
of Raymond Patriarca Sr., Charlie "Lucky" Luciano and Frank "The Prime
Minister" Costello at Summit)
Frank Zito - Springfield,
Illinois Zito Family Boss (Chicago Outfit Caporegime)
Louis Santo Trafficante
Jr. - Tampa Trafficante Family Boss (moved to Havana in 1946, Cuban operations
overseer for the families, including casino and narcotics operations. Most
powerful boss in Cuba)
Joseph "Joe" Civello - Dallas
Civello Family Boss (New Orleans Family caporegime, representative of New
Orleans Boss Carlos "Little Man" Marcello. Dallas, Texas)
John Francis Colletti -
Dallas Civello Family member (Dallas, Texas)
James "Black Jim" Colletti
- Colorado Colletti Family Boss (Pueblo, Colorado)
Frank DeSimone - Los Angeles
Dragna Family Boss (Los Angeles, California, also lawyer and house council
for Family members)
Simone Scozzari Los Angeles
Dragna Family Underboss (San Gabriel, California, came under law enforcement
scrutiny after Apalachin. Deported to Italy in 1963)
Mafiosi suspected of attending
Apalachin Summit 14 November 1957
Carmine "Lilo" Galante -
Bonanno Family Underboss
Carmine Galante was one
of the most important attendees at the Palermo, Sicily, Hotel des Palmes
Summit the past October 14-October 17 and would be important to the Apalachin
Summit being that he was the U.S. La Cosa Nostra's Montreal "representation"
for all narcotics operations being directed through the port city. Identified
as a guest staying at the estate by Joe Barbara's housekeeper. Galante
had also been stopped and arrested by Pennsylvania police on October 17,
1956, allegedly coming from a meeting at Barbara's estate.
Frank "Frank Carrol" Garofalo
- Former Bonanno Family Underboss
Frank Garofalo was semi-retired
in Sicily as of 1956 and came back specifically for the Apalachin Summit,
having been one of the attendees at the Palermo, Sicily-Hotel des Palmes
Summit the past October 14-October 17 and would most certainly brief the
Bosses on the outcome of the Palermo Summit. Garofalo was registered at
a local motel.
Gaspar "Gasparino" DiGregorio
- Bonanno Family Caporegime
Brother-in-law of Buffalo
Family Boss Stefano Magaddino, registered at local motel.
Joseph "Joe Bandy" Biondo
- Gambino Family Underboss
Former Albert Anastasia
Consigliere, conspired to kill Anastasia with Carlo Gambino and Joseph
Riccobono. Expected to explain the reasons for the Anastasia hit and the
current situation between the new Anastasia/Gambino Family hierarchy and
the faction still loyal to Anastasia.
Gaetano "Tommy Brown" Lucchese
and Stefano "Steve" LaSalle- Lucchese Family Boss and Underboss
1st and 2nd in command,
Lucchese and his allies supported Carlo Gambino and his assassination of
Albert Anastasia and ascension to Boss of the Family.
Aniello "Niel" Migliore
- Lucchese's top aide and was in a car accident driving through Binghamton
the next day, November 15. He was most likely on his way to pick up Lucchese
Stefano "The Undertaker"
Magaddino - Buffalo Magaddino Family Boss
Commission member who helped
Vito Genovese arrange the Summit at Barbara's house, his clothes contained
his name in them when they were found in a car in Joseph Barbara's barn.
Salvatore "Momo" Giancana
and Frank "Strongy" Ferraro - Chicago Outfit Boss and Underboss
1st and 2nd in command,
Sam Giancana was a Commission member and had just recently been promoted
to Boss of the Outfit by former Boss and new Consigliere, Anthony "Joe
Batters" Accardo. Giancana would take this opportunity to meet with all
the other Family Bosses and introduce his new Underboss, Ferraro. Giancana
was overheard just days after the Summit on an FBI wire talking to Stefano
"The Undertaker" Magaddino about "our guys being caught" and "that it wouldn't
have happened in Chicago, we have a whole county locked up tight". Magaddino
cowardly replied "you bet it wouldn't have Sam".
Joseph "Joe Z." Zerilli
and Anthony "Tony Jack" Giacalone - Detroit Partnership Boss and Lt./Capo.
Joe Zerilli was not yet
at the Barbara estate, he was late. he most likely noticed the roadblock
on the way to the meeting or was still at the motel and heard what happened
on the radio. He used his driverís license to rent a car in the Binghamton
area and used it to get home on November 14, 1957.
Nicholas "Nick" Civella
and Joseph Filardo - Kansas City Civella Family Boss and Capo
They were identified by
a local business owner as the two men who used his phone to call a taxi.
James "Jimmy the Hat" Lanza-
San Francisco Abati/Lanza Underboss
2nd in command to Boss Michael
Abati who at the time was fighting a deportation order, Lanza was registered
at a local motel with San Jose Family Underboss, Joseph Cerrito. Mike Abati
was deported on July 8, 1961. Lanza becomes his successor and the Family's
most famous Boss.
John Sebastian "John LaRock"
LaRocca - Pittsburgh LaRocca Family Boss
Registered at the local
Arlington Motel with his 2 Capos, Michael Genovese and Gabriel "Kelly"
Mannarino, their bills charged to Barbara's Canada Dry Bottling Company.
Joseph "Joe" Cerrito- San
Jose Cerrito Family Underboss
2nd in command to Boss Onofrio
Sciortino who was ill, Cerrito was registered at a local motel with San
Francisco Boss, James Lanza. Joe Cerrito becomes Boss of the Family after
Sciortino's death in 1959.
Frank "Frankie Bal" Balistrieri
- Milwaukee Balistrieri Underboss
2nd in command, registered
at a local motel. Family Boss, John Aloito was grooming his son in law
Frank Balistrieri as his successor, Balistrieri uses the Apalachin Summit
to introduce himself to all the Bosses from across the United States. In
1961 Aloito retires so Balistrieri can assume the top position. Frank "Frankie
Bal" Balistrieri becomes Milwaukee's most famous underworld Boss.
Joseph Zammuto - Rockford,
Illinois Musso/Zammuto Family Underboss
2nd in command to Boss Antonio
Musso who was ill, Zammuto was registered at a local motel. Tony Musso
dies 1958 and Joe Zammuto becomes Boss of the Family. It is now called
the Zammuto Family. The Rockford Family has always been a Chicago Outfit
Charles "Curly" Montana
- Cleveland Scalish Family Caporegime
Curly Montana is registered
at a local motel with Boss John Scalish.
Joseph "Joe" Campisi - Dallas
Civello Family Underboss
2nd in command, Joe Campisi
is registered at a local motel with Boss Joe Civello, who was detained
at Barbara's estate. Joe Campisi became the Family Boss after Joe Civello
retires to Florida in 1968. Civello dies in 1970.
Vincenzo "Vince" Colletti
- Denver Colletti Family Underboss
2nd in command, Vincenzo
is James "Black Jim" Colletti's brother. Vincenzo is registered with James
at a local motel, he escapes the police at Barbara's estate, but his brother
James is picked up walking down a road near the estate.
Alfred "Al" Angelicola -
New Jersey area La Cosa Nostra member
Al Angelicola is registered
at a local motel with other known mafiosi, his Family affiliation is unknown.
Luigi "Louis" Greco and
Giuseppe "Pep" Cotroni - Montreal Cotroni Family Underboss and Caporegime
Louis Greco was a Montreal
Sicilian who was 2nd in command to Calabrian Boss Vic "The Egg" Cotroni.
In 1953 Greco and his top aide Frank Petrula go to Sicily to arrange heroin
shipments with Charlie "Lucky" Luciano. Giuseppe "Pep" Cotroni was the
brother of Boss Vic Cotroni and the Lt. in charge of narcotics operations
for the Family. The Montreal Family was considered the Bonanno Family Canadian
Faction. Joe Bonanno had just returned from the U.S.-Sicilian La Cosa Nostra
Summit in Palermo, Sicily at the Hotel des Palmes on October 14-October
17, 1957. One of the topics to be discussed at Apalachin was about the
Sicilians taking control of the importation of narcotics while the U.S.
La Cosa Nostra would handle wholesale distribution . Montreal is the North
American transit way for narcotics shipments into the U.S., that's why
Montreal had representatives at the Apalachin Summit.
Giuseppe "Don Giuseppe"
Settacase - Agrigento, Sicily Capo-familglia and future Capo-provincia
(provincial Boss) in Sicilian Cupola (Commission).
Don Giuseppe Settacase was
sent over as a representative of the Sicilian La Cosa Nostra Clans wishing
to export narcotics to the United States. He was present at the Palermo,
Sicily Summit on 14 October-17, 1957 and was highly respected as a mediator.
Don Giuseppe Settacase mentor to the most powerful and wealthy Sicilian
Clans in the Agrigento province and Sicilian La Cosa Nostra, the Siculiana-Caruana-[BadWord]
Family and the Cattolica Eraclea-Rizzuto Family, who would become superpowers
in the global narcotics and money laundering trade and rule mafia empires.
After the Apalachin Summit, both the Canadian and Sicilian La Cosa Nostra
were heard talking on R.C.M.P. and FBI wiretaps about how embarrassed the
American La Cosa Nostra looked to their peers for the screw up at Apalachin