Salvatore Vincent "Bill" Bonanno (November 5, 1932 – January 1, 2008) was the son of Cosa Nostra boss Joe Bonanno.Although his father never intended for him to be the underboss of the Bonanno crime family, his appointment to high positions in the syndicate precipitated a "mob war" which led to the Bonanno family's exile to Arizona. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. See full summary » A girl's father is accidentally murdered during a botched mob hit.The don feels guilty and decides to take care of the girl.During 30 years as boss of the Bonanno crime family, he was never indicted for a crime, but in Arizona, he served prison terms for obstruction of justice and for civil contempt of court.In 1980, at the age of 75, he was convicted for the first time, on a federal charge of conspiracy to obstruct justice.A jury found him guilty of attempting to block a grand jury investigation into allegations that he was laundering money through businesses operated by his sons in California.Bonanno, nicknamed "Joe Bananas” – a name he despised - served a year in prison and was imprisoned again for 14 months in 1985-1986 after refusing to testify in a federal racketeering case in Manhattan against the reputed leaders of the five New York Mafia families.(1) Joe Bonnano’s plastic-rimmed glasses with notarized Certificate of Authenticity signed by Rosalie Bonanno.
When school administrators learned about the outing, they expelled Bill from the dormitory.
Bonanno first came to the United States in 1908 when he and his family moved into a largely Sicilian neighborhood in Brooklyn.
There his father, Salvatore Bonanno started two businesses—a pasta factory and a tavern.
A pair of glasses worn by Mafia Crime Boss Joe Bonanno with COA signed by his daughter-in-law, Rosalie Profaci Bonanno, niece of Mafia Crime Boss Joseph Profaci – includes a twice-signed check by Joe Bonanno.
In the late 1960s, Joe Bonanno gave up his homes in Long Island and Middletown, New York, to live in Tucson, Arizona, where he had maintained a home since the early 1940s.