Caesar Trunzo

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Caesar Trunzo (May 11, 1926 – May 28, 2013) was an American politician who served in the New York State Senate from 1973 to 2008.

Life[edit]

Trunzo was born in 1926, in Brooklyn.[1] He graduated from Fort Hamilton High School, Brooklyn, and Heffley & Browne Business College. He served in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. He married Lorraine, and had two children. They lived in Brentwood, Suffolk County, New York.

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. He also entered politics as a Republican. He was 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 a member of the New York State Senate from 1973 to 2008, sitting in the 180th, 181st, 182nd, 183rd, 184th, 185th, 186th, 187th, 188th, 189th, 190th, 191st, 192nd, 193rd, 194th, 195th, 196th and 197th New York State Legislatures. In November 2008, he ran for re-election, but was defeated by Brian X. Foley.

Trunzo remained town party chairman until March 2009. He died on May 28, 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The New York State Directory: 1996-1997 Edition - E. T. Walsh - Google Books". Books.google.ca. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  2. ^ Ex Sen. Caesar Trunzo Dies at age 87 in the Long Island Press on May 29, 2013
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Ralph J. Marino
New York State Senate
3rd District

1973–2008
Succeeded by
Brian X. Foley