Nick Civella

Nick Civella returned from Chicago and he became the driver for Tony Gizzo, the Kansas City Boss. This was a promotion in La Cosa Nostra hierarchy. To those in the know, Nick  was being groomed for the job of boss job. He had one big job. Two mob members named Charlie Gargotta and Charlie Binnagio had been given the task of delivering control of the Kansas City Police Board to Mafia controlled politicians. They failed and it is believed that Nick masterminded their murder. The inserted photo shows Gargotta’s body on the floor of the Northeast Democratic Club. Very interesting picture of Harry Truman witnessing the murder scene. To learn more about the early days go to www.blackhandstrawman.com

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