Joe Scalici was the younger brother of the infamous Don Cheech Scalici and served as a capo in the Gambino/Anastasia Crime Family. He lived a good, successful, and lofty criminal career until Don Cheech was murdered in 1957.
Frank Scalici’s assassination would lay the groundwork for a series of interlocking events over the next several weeks and months that would change the face of the Mafia in New York City forever. And Joe was a pivotal factor in those events.
This biography looks at the life and times of Giuspeppe (Joe) Scalice and includes a rare, one-of-a-kind wedding photograph from a family album exclusive to Button Guys.