Mug shot of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter at the time of his admission to Sing Sing prison, 1944. Buchalter was the highest-ranking mob boss to be given the death penalty in the United States, and was electrocuted at Sing Sing in 1944.
January 21 1944
New York State Archives, Sing Sing Prison. Case files of inmates sentenced to electrocution, 1939-1963. Series B0145-80, Box 8, Folder 7, No. 102894.
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