Born in 1908 in Palermo,Sicily.
His family immigrated through Ellis Island and lived in New York City before moving to Chicago.
In order to become a cop he changed his name to George Stone.He lived in Chicago's South side and moved to the city to become a cop.
He sufferd a heart attack at 80 only 1 year after he retired.
The most likely insiration for him would be real-life police-inspector Giuseppe Petrosino.