Tony Accardo

Antonino "Joe Batters" Accardo aka "Big Tuna" (April 28, 1905 - May 22, 1992) rose from a small-time hoodlum to the position of day-to-day boss of the Chicago Outfit criminal organization in about 1943, to ultimately become the final Outfit authority in 1972, until his death in May 1992. Accardo moved The Outfit into new operations and territories, greatly increasing its power and wealth during his tenure as boss.

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