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|New York|  Whitey Krakow

Birth: ?

Death: July 30, 1941












Whitey Krakow or Krakower served during the 1930s as a hitman for Murder Inc.. He was later suspected in the 1939 gangland slaying of Harry "Big Greenie" Greenburg with Frankie Carbo and brother-in-law Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel. Implicated by follow Murder Inc. members Abe "Kid Twist" Reles and Allie "Tick Tock" Tannenbaum, he was one of the first members of Murder Inc. to be killed when he was found shot to death on Manhattan's Delancey Street on July 30, 1941. In the months following his death, Benjamin Tannenbaum, Jimmy Ferraco, Jack Parisi and Tony Romanello were all murdered before members began turning themselves in to authorities.


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