Lucio F. Russo

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Lucio Francis Russo (May 14, 1912 – April 20, 2004) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


He was born on May 14, 1912, in New Castle, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Fordham Law School, and practiced law in Staten Island. He entered politics as a Republican.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1953 to 1974, sitting in the 169th, 170th, 171st, 172nd, 173rd, 174th, 175th, 176th, 177th, 178th, 178th and 179th New York State Legislatures. In 1974, he ran for re-nomination in the Republican primary, but was defeated by Guy Molinari.[1]

On April 20, 2004, Russo and his wife Tina were killed in a car crash in Boynton Beach, Florida, where they were living for the winter.[2]


  1. ^ "Guarino: The 2009 Greensboro City Council Election: "We Beat the_________"". Archived from the original on November 9, 2009. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ Lucio F. Russo, 91, and Tina I. Russo, 90 in the New York Times on April 24, 2004
New York Assembly
Preceded by
Edward V. Curry
New York State Assembly
Richmond County, 2nd District

Succeeded by
district abolished
Preceded by
new district
New York State Assembly
64th District

Succeeded by
John M. Burns
Preceded by
Joseph Kottler
New York State Assembly
58th District

Succeeded by
Joseph Lentol
Preceded by
Louis DeSalvio
New York State Assembly
60th District

Succeeded by
Guy Molinari