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Orazio Maritote (1865 - 1943)

Orazio Maritote
Born in Brusciano, Napoli, Campania, Italymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Family mausoleum shows birth date above, however, his death certificate shows a birth date of March 14, 1871.

Orazio was the father of Frank "Diamond" Maritote - body guard and strong man for Al Capone. He was also the father of John who married Al Capone's sister Malfada.

Orazio was a vegetable peddler in Chicago according to the 1920 US census.

Obituary: 1943-04-07 Chicago Tribune (IL)

Orazio Maritote, beloved husband of the late Theresa, nee Piscopo; devoted father of Frank, Theresa, Sarah Conzolino, Jennie Senase, Rose Mattioli, and John, father-in-law of Rena and Mafalda. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m., from funeral home, 619 S. Ashland boulevard, to Our Lady of Pompeii church. Interment Mount Carmel.


"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 January 2016), Frank Maritote in household of Orzao Maritote, Chicago Ward 14, Cook (Chicago), Illinois, United States; citing sheet 3B, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,324.

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