Caesar Trunzo (May 11, 1926 – May 28, 2013) was a United States Republican politician who served in the New York State Senate from 1973 to 2008. He was born in 1926, at Brooklyn. He graduated from Fort Hamilton High School, Brooklyn, and Heffley & Browne Business College. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946.
Ex-Senator Trunzo was chairman of the Islip Town Committee, and is a former president of the Brentwood Republican Club. He is a member of the Brentwood Lions Club; Sons of Italy; St. Anne's Holy Name Society; a charter member of St. Anne's Council Knights of Columbus and an honorary member of the Board of Directors of the Brentwood Youth Activities. He is a former member of the National Association of Accountants; St. Anne's Parish Council, and he is a former treasurer of the Brentwood Youth Activities and of the Brentwood Little League.
Trunzo was an Accounting Supervisor of Fairchild Stratos Corp., Bay Shore, New York, and Chief Accountant and Assistant Treasurer of Dayton T. Brown, Inc., Bohemia, New York. Prior to his election to the New York State Senate, he served as a member of the Islip Town Planning Board from 1959 until he became councilman of the Town of Islip in 1965. As an Islip town councilman, he oversaw the performance of the Islip Town Recreation Department; Assessor's Office; Receiver of Taxes Office; Brentwood Water District, and the Data Process Department.
He was married and resided in Brentwood, New York with his wife, Lorraine. They have two children, Laura and Michael.
On November 4, 2008, Trunzo was defeated by Brian X. Foley in New York's third district by a large margin, ending his 36-year Senate tenure. He remained town party chairman until March 2009. He died on May 28, 2013.
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