Eugene Caputo

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Eugene Caputo
Born February 17, 1899
Died October 17, 1978
Ambridge, Pennsylvania
Occupation Lawyer, politician
Spouse(s) Velma Lindway
Children Felisa Vanoff
Relatives Nick Vanoff (son-in-law)

Eugene A. Caputo (February 17, 1899 – October 17, 1978) was an American politician and lawyer.


Early life[edit]

Eugene A. Caputo was born on February 17, 1899 in Italy. He received his bachelor degree from University of Pittsburgh and his law degree from University of Pittsburgh Law School.


He practiced Law in Ambridge, Pennsylvania. He served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1932 to 1938 as a Democrat. He served as a delegate to the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention of 1967-1968.

Personal life[edit]

He married Velma Lindway, who worked as an illustrator.[1] They had a daughter, Felisa Vanoff (1925-2014).[1]


He died in Ambridge, Pennsylvania.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b Dagan, Carmel (10 June 2014). "Felisa Vanoff, Dancer, Patron of the Arts, Dies at 89". Variety. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention 1967-68-Delegates
  3. ^ 'Former state legislator Eugene Caputo Dies At 79.' The Pittburgh Press, October 19, 1978, A-14