Rico Tattaglia (1895-1961) was the Don of the Tattaglia Crime Family from 1955 to 1961. He features a prominent role in the novel The Godfather Returns. Rico is the brother of Philip Tattaglia and is called to succeed his brother in 1955 following Philip's assassination by Rocco Lampone. Under him, the organization started falling apart. Tattglia warehouses were vulnerable to police raids and other families. He stepped down in 1960 and died of natural causes in 1961. He was succeeded by Ozzie Altobello.