|66th Lieutenant Governor of New York|
|Governor||W. Averell Harriman|
|Preceded by||Walter J. Mahoney
as Acting Lieutenant Governor
|Succeeded by||Malcolm Wilson|
|Born||September 20, 1889
West Bronx, New York City
|Died||May 2, 1983
George Benjamin DeLuca (September 20, 1889 – May 2, 1983) was an American lawyer, banker and politician. He was the 66th Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1955 to 1958.
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 District Attorney of Bronx County 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, Bronx.
He died at the North Central Bronx Hospital.
Walter J. Mahoney
Acting Lieutenant Governor
|Lieutenant Governor of New York