On This Day in 1872 Anthony D’Andrea was Born

On This Day in 1872 Anthony D'Andrea was Born


On this day in 1872 Anthony D’Andrea was born in Valledolmo, Sicily. D’Andrea was one of the first mob bosses in the Chicago area during the 1910’s, as well as being a political leader. During his career he co-owned a company with Martin Merlo who was the brother of Mike Merlo.In 1921 D’Andrea, at the age of 48 was shot while entering his apartment (exactly a year on from the date that Jim Colosimo was shot and killed).

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