American mobsterDied when: 86 years 24 days (1032 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Anthony Joseph Accardo (/əˈkɑːrdoʊ/; born Antonino Leonardo Accardo, Italian: [antoˈniːno leoˈnardo akˈkardo];
April 28, 1906 – May 22, 1992), also known as "Joe Batters" and "Big Tuna", was an American longtime mobster.In a criminal career that spanned eight decades, he rose from small-time hoodlum to the position of day-to-day boss of the Chicago Outfit in 1947, to ultimately becoming the final Outfit authority in 1972.
Accardo moved the Outfit into new operations and territories, greatly increasing its power and wealth during his tenure as boss.