Joe Aiello (Sep. 27, 1890, - Oct. 23, 1930)
Aiello succeeded to the leadership of the Sicilian Mafia in Prohibition Era Chicago after the departure of the Genna family. Aiello, a native of Bagheria, Sicily, lived for a time in Utica, NY, before settling in Chicago. His feud with Capone and the mediation of Mafia boss of bosses Giuseppe Masseria was a catalyst for the Castellammarese War. Aiello was shot to death by Capone gunmen Oct. 23, 1931, at the corner of Kolmar and West End Avenues in Chicago.