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Joseph 'Joey Bananas' Bonanno

Joseph Bonanno was the boss of the Bonanno crime family from 1930 to 1960.

According to his obituary in The New York Times, Bonanno acknowledged in his autobiography, "A Man of Honor," published in 1983, that he was one of the original members of the "Commission," the select group of mob chiefs that was established to resolve internal disputes among the 20-odd mafia families or clans in the United States.

Bonanno added that during the 1950s and early '60s, he served as the Commission's chairman, the pre-eminent position in the American mafia.

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