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Carmine De Sapio

Carmine De SapioAKA Carmine Gerard De Sapio

Born: 10-Dec-1908
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 27-Jul-2004
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Last Boss of Tammany Hall

Selected Robert F. Wagner, Jr. as Mayor of New York City (though this is not entirely true -- De Sapio first took polls, because an earlier and less fortunate "mandate": his choice Ferdinand Pecora was defeated in the previous election), and W. Averell Harriman as Governor of New York. In 1969 his attempt to bribe the city water commissioner, James Marcus, ended with a prison term.


[1] St. Vincent's Hospital, Manhattan, NY.

Wife: Theresa Natale De Sapio (m. 1937, d. 1998)
Daughter: Geraldine A. De Sapio

    University: BA, Fordham University (1931)

    New York Secretary of State (1955-59)
    Bribery 1969 (sentenced to two years prison)
    Perjury 1976 (indicted)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Columbus
    Italian Ancestry
    Tammany Hall Boss (1949-61)


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