George DeLuca

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George B. DeLuca
Lieutenant Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1955 – December 31, 1958
Governor W. Averell Harriman
Preceded by Walter J. Mahoney
as Acting Lieutenant Governor
Succeeded by Malcolm Wilson
Bronx District Attorney
In office
January 1, 1950 – December 31, 1954[1]
Preceded by Samuel J. Foley
Succeeded by Daniel V. Sullivan
Personal details
Born September 20, 1889
West Bronx, New York City
Died May 2, 1983(1983-05-02) (aged 93)
The Bronx, New York City
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mary M. Reilly, who died in 1967. He is survived by three sons,
Children John J. DeLuca, George B. DeLuca Jr., and Robert W. DeLuca
Parents Mariano DeLuca, Catherine née Bonetti DeLuca
Profession lawyer, banker
Religion Roman Catholic

George Benjamin DeLuca (September 20, 1889 – May 2, 1983) was an American lawyer, banker and politician. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1955 to 1958.

Life[edit]

He was the son of Mariano DeLuca and Catherine (Bonetti) DeLuca. His parents came to the United States in the 1880s from the Province of Belluno.

He was Bronx County District Attorney from 1950 to 1954. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1955 to 1958, elected on the Democratic ticket with Governor W. Averell Harriman in 1954, but defeated for re-election in 1958. He was a delegate to the 1956 and 1960 Democratic National Conventions.

He was a vice president of the Commercial Bank of America, elected in 1959.

He lived in Riverdale, in the Bronx.

He died at North Central Bronx Hospital.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sullivan Bronx Prosecutor". New York Times. January 1, 1955. p. 6. Retrieved 15 May 2016. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Walter J. Mahoney
Acting Lieutenant Governor
Lieutenant Governor of New York
1955–1958
Succeeded by
Malcolm Wilson
Legal offices
Preceded by
Samuel J. Foley
Bronx County District Attorney
1950–1954
Succeeded by
Daniel V. Sullivan