Pietro "Pete" Panto was an Italian American longshoreman and union activist who was murdered by the mob for speaking out and organizing against currupt union leadership.
The Red Hook WaterStories team has not written an entry about him yet but here are some external links:
"Where Is Pete Panto? A union leader on the Brooklyn docks disappeared 81 years ago, presumably murdered by the mob." By Helene Stapinski. The New York Times, 7/9/2022
Chi è Pete Panto?, bloggers.iitaly.org
"Pioneering Assassinated Longshoremen Union Activist Rests in Unmarked Grave," VNY La Voce di New York, February 26, 2022
Pete Panto, Wikipedia