Anthony Thomas Augelli

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Anthony Thomas Augelli (March 27, 1902 – October 22, 1985) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Orsara, Italy, Augelli received an LL.B. from New Jersey Law School (now Rutgers University) in 1929, and an LL.M. from Mercer Beasley School of Law in, Newark, New Jersey in 1934. He was in private practice in Jersey City, New Jersey from 1930 to 1961.

On September 14, 1961, Augelli was nominated by President John F. Kennedy to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey created by 75 Stat. 80. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 21, 1961, and received his commission the following day. He served as chief judge from 1968 to 1972, assuming senior status on April 1, 1972. Augelli served in that capacity until his resignation on August 31, 1974.

He was an Umpire of the dealer relations plan for General Motors in Newark, New Jersey from 1974 to 1985. He died at his home in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey.[1]


  1. ^ Anthony Thomas Augelli, Historical Society of the US District Court for the District of New Jersey. Accessed June 12, 2012. "Judge Augelli died in his home in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey in 1985."