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James Failla
Birth: Jan. 22, 1919
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 1999
Texas, USA

Organized Crime Figure. Known as "Jimmy Brown," he started out as Mafia Boss Carlo Gambino's driver and rose to the rank of Captain and Acting-Boss in the Gambino Organized Crime Family during the reigns of Gambino, Paul Castellano and John Gotti. He was a powerful figure in the garbage carting business. He died of natural causes in a federal prison in Texas. His son, James, Jr. was shot and killed in his car in the parking lot of a bowling alley in Staten Island, New York on October 5, 1985. He was 28 years old. (bio by: Bill Heneage) 
Moravian Cemetery
New Dorp
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
Record added: Mar 19, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6272648
James Failla
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James Failla
Added by: Bill Heneage
James Failla
Added by: Bill Heneage
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