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Michael Anthony Telesca

Michael Anthony Telesca, American federal judge. Bar: New York 1957, United States District Court (western district) New York 1958, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967. Recipient Civic medal Rochester Chamber of Commerce, 1983, Hutchinson medal University Rochester, 1990.

Background

  • Telesca, Michael Anthony was born on November 25, 1929 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Michael Angelo and Agatha (Locurcio) Telesca.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Rochester, 1952. Juris Doctor, University Buffalo, 1955.

    Career

    • Partner Lamb, Webster, Walz, Telesca, Rochester, New York, 1957-1973. Surrogate court judge Monroe County, 1973-1982. Judge United States District Court (western district) New York, Rochester, 1982—1989, 1995—1996, chief judge, 1989—1995, senior judge, since 1996.

      Appointed to Alien Terrorist Removal Court by Chief Justice Rehnquist, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1996. Board directors Federal Judicial Center.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1957, United States District Court (western district) New York 1958, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board governors Genesee Hospital, Rochester. Member advisory board Association for Retarded Citizens, Al Sigl Center, Rochester. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1955-1957.

    Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, American Inns. of Court (founder, president Rochester chapter), Justinian Society Jurists, New York State Bar Association, Monroe County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ethel E. Hibbard, June 5, 1953. Children: Michele, Stephen.
    • father: Michael Angelo Telesca
    • mother: Agatha (Locurcio) Telesca
    • spouse: Ethel E. Hibbard
    • children: Michele Telesca
    • Stephen Telesca
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