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Edward Corsi

Edward Corsi, Italian association executive. Member Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, governor’s Commision on Labor Legislation, 1958. Delaware at large New York Constnl. Convention (chairman social welfare committee), 1937. Republican candidate for United States Senate, 1938.

Background

  • Corsi, Edward was born on December 29, 1896 in Italy. Son of Philip Frederick and Julia (Pantano) Corsi.

  • Education

    • Student Clason Point Military Academy, Westchester, New York, 1908-1913, St. Francis Xavier College, New York City, 1913-1917. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1922.

    Career

    • 1 son, Philip Donald. Came to the United States, 1906, naturalized, 1921. Editorial writer for various newspapers and mags., 1922-1931.

      Newspaper correspondent in Mexico, 1923-1924, Italy, 1928. Director Haarlem House (settlement), New York, 1926-1931. Commissioner immigration, New York, 1931-1933, commissioner immigration and naturalization, 1933-1934.

      Director Emergency Home Relief Bureau, New York City, 1934-1935. Deputy commissioner Department Public Welfare, New York City. Chairman New York State Industrial Board, March-November 1943.

      Industrial commissioner New York State Department Labor, 1943-1954. Special assistant to secretary state for migration and refugee problems, 1954-1955. Now director LaGuardia Memorial House, New York City.

      Director New York World’s Fair, 1964-1965.

    Works

    • Editorial writer for various newspapers and mags., 1922-1931. Newspaper correspondent in Mexico, 1923-1924, Italy, 1928. Director Haarlem House (settlement), New York, 1926-1931.

      Commissioner immigration, New York, 1931-1933, commissioner immigration and naturalization, 1933-1934. Director Emergency Home Relief Bureau, New York City, 1934-1935. Deputy commissioner Department Public Welfare, New York City.

      Chairman New York State Industrial Board, March-November 1943. Industrial commissioner New York State Department Labor, 1943-1954. Special assistant to secretary state for migration and refugee problems, 1954-1955.

      Now director LaGuardia Memorial House, New York City. Director New York World’s Fair, 1964-1965.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, governor’s Commision on Labor Legislation, 1958. Delaware at large New York Constnl. Convention (chairman social welfare committee), 1937.

    Republican candidate for United States Senate, 1938.

    Connections

    • Married Emma Gillies, June 17, 1926.
    • father: Philip Frederick Corsi
    • mother: Julia (Pantano) Corsi
    • spouse: Emma Gillies
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    Born December 29, 1896
    Died December 13, 1965
    (aged 68)
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