Louis Capozzoli, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Louis Capozzoli

American politician

Date of Birth: 06-Mar-1901

Place of Birth: Cosenza, Calabria, Italy

Date of Death: 08-Oct-1982

Profession: judge, lawyer, politician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Louis Capozzoli

  • Louis Joseph Capozzoli (March 6, 1901 – October 8, 1982) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Cosenza, Italy, he emigrated to the United States in 1906 and attended public schools in New York City.
  • In 1922 he graduated from the law department of Fordham University and in 1923 was admitted to the bar, commencing practice in New York City.
  • He was an assistant district attorney of New York County from 1930 to 1937; and a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 2nd D.) in 1939 and 1940. Capozzoli was elected as a Democrat to the 77th and 78th United States Congresses, holding office from January 3, 1941, to January 3, 1945.
  • Afterwards, he resumed the practice of law. In 1946, he was elected a Justice of the New York City Court and served from 1947 to 1950.
  • He was elected to the Court of General Sessions in 1950, and served until January 1957; he was then appointed and served as a judge of the New York Supreme Court from January 21, 1957, to December 31, 1957.
  • He was elected to the New York Supreme Court for a fourteen-year term and was appointed as an associate justice of the Appellate Division (1st Dept.) on April 29, 1966.
  • He retired from the bench at the end of 1977. He died on October 8, 1982, in New York City.

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