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George DeLuca
66th Lieutenant Governor of New York
In office
1955–1958
Governor W. Averell Harriman
Preceded by Walter J. Mahoney
as Acting Lieutenant Governor
Succeeded by Malcolm Wilson
Personal details
Born September 20, 1889
West Bronx, New York City
Died May 2, 1983(1983-05-02) (aged 93)
The Bronx
Political party Democratic
Profession Lawyer

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.

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 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.

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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
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