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 Victor L'Episcopo Anfuso

Victor L'Episcopo Anfuso

Birth
Gagliano Castelferrato, Provincia di Enna, Sicilia, Italy
Death 28 Dec 1966 (aged 61)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6397934 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Immigrating to the United States in 1914, settling in Brooklyn, New York, he attended Columbia University, (1926-27), graduated from St. Lawrence University Law School, in 1927, was admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced the practice of law in New York City. During World War II, he served with the Office of Strategic Services in the Mediterranean Theater, (1943-45) and was special assistant to the Commissioner of Immigration, (1944-46). After the war, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-second Congress, serving (1951-53), elected to the Eighty-fourth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until (1955-63). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was elected a judge in the State Supreme Court in New York, serving until his death from a heart attack at age 61.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 7 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6397934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Victor L'Episcopo Anfuso (10 Mar 1905–28 Dec 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6397934, citing Saint John Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .