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Louis Lepke

AKA Louis Buchalter

Born: 6-Feb-1897
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 4-Mar-1944
Location of death: Ossining, NY
Cause of death: Execution
Remains: Buried, Mount Hebron Cemetery, Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Head of Murder, Inc.

Killed as many as 100 people. Put to death in Sing Sing's electric chair.

Father: Barnett Buchalter
Wife: Beatrice Wasserman (until his death, one child)

    Murder, Inc.
    Burglary 2-Sep-1915 (his first arrest)
    Theft 1916 (convicted, sentenced to Connecticut Reformatory)
    Armed Robbery
    Grand Larceny
    Antitrust Violations 1936 (convicted)
    Jumped Bail 1937
    Conspiracy 1937 (turned himself in, 1939, guilty)
    Murder Joseph Rosen (NY, candy store clerk, guilty, executed)
    Inmate: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary
    Inmate: Sing Sing Prison

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