Joe Giovingo murder, 1930 – Prohibition, Chicago gang

Gangland murder of Joe Giovingo, 8-14-1930, corner of Morgan and S. Main Sts,

Excellent quality photographs from Midway Village Museum

See pages 113 – 120

Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois  by Kathi Kresol

R364.977331 KRESOL

“Chicago in the 1930’s” – Wikipedia

Source: Wikipedia



Joseph Giovingo connection to Graham Ginestra house 1922-24

“Alleged bootlegger” Joseph Giovingo,  brother of Paul Giovingo “bootlegger’s bootlegger” lived (rented?) at the Graham-Ginestra Home, 1215 S. Main St., as did Leonard Ginestra, 1922-23-24.

Source: Rockford City Directories

Rockford in the 1910’s – article in 2002

Rockford in 1910's

Source: Rockford Register Star June 9, 2002

The People v, Cioppi – (Prohibition) 1926

Cioppi - 1

Cioppi - 2

Cioppi - 3

Cioppi - 4

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