Stephen Armone

Stephen Armone aka 14th Street Steve (November 17, 1899 - 1960) was a New York gangster with the Gambino crime family who ran gambling operations in Lower Manhattan. He was the older brother of Gambino capo Joe Armone.Born in Palermo, Sicily, Armone moved to the United States with his family. As an adult, he lived in Queens. A small-statured man with black-gray hair, he limped due to a previous hip fracture. His arrest record included assault and battery with intent to kill, burglary, and narcotics laws violations. Armone was a leader of Gambino operations in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. He engaged in large-scale narcotics smuggling and distribution.

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