GREENE, DANIEL J. "DANNY" (14 Nov. 1929-6 Oct. 1977), king of racketeering, grew up in
There were tales of a feud between Greene and Michael Frato, a hauler who pulled out of Greene's guild. Arthur Sneperger, Greene's associate, was killed when a bomb he was carrying toward Frato's car exploded. Police suspected Greene detonated the bomb believing someone was leaking information to Frato. On 26 Nov. 1971, while Greene was jogging, a car pulled alongside and Frato aimed a gun at Greene. Greene pulled out his own gun and fired, killing Frato. He was acquitted on the grounds of self-defense. Greene took control of running rackets and numbers in the absence of racketsman
Greene was married twice. His first marriage was to June Tears on 17 Dec. 1953; they were divorced on 29 Feb. 1956. The second marriage was on 27 March 1956 to Nancy Hegler; they divorced in May 1960. He had 5 children: Kelly, Daniel, Michael, Sharon, and Colleen.