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Peter A. Cavicchia

Peter Angelo Cavicchia, Italian lawyer, ex-congressman. member 72d Congress (1931-1933), 9th New Jersey District; Mason.

Background

  • Cavicchia, Peter Angelo was born on May 22, 1879 in in Italy. Son of Dominic and Maria Josephine (Lombardi) Cavicchia.

  • Education

    • Brought to the United States at age of nine, 1888. Bachelor of Arts, American International College, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1906, Doctor of Laws, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1908.

    Career

    • Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1909, and began practice at Newark.

      District supervisor inheritance tax for Essex County since 1917. Professor of law Mercer Beasley Law School, 1925-1930. V. chairman Central Planning Board, City of Newark.

      Member 72d Congress (1931-1933), 9th New Jersey District. Reelected to 73d and 74th Congresses (1933-1937), 11th New Jersey District President Newark Board of Education, 1924-1926. Trustee Newark University and American International College, Italian Welfare League of Essex County (president), Order Sons of Italy (past Grand Master for New Jersey).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member 72d Congress (1931-1933), 9th New Jersey District.
    • Member of Triluminar Lodge, F. & Master of Arts, Northern 112. Elks; Eagles; Moose. Clubs: Newark Athletic, Walter E. Edge Republic, Schoolmasters Masonic.

    Connections

    • Married Annabella Auger, December 15, 1909 (deceased.; married second Elsie Del Negro. Children: Priscilla Josephine, Eugene Auger, Paul Gaetnao.
    • father: Dominic Cavicchia
    • mother: Maria Josephine (Lombardi) Cavicchia
    • spouses: Annabella Auger
    • 2d Elsie Del Negro.
    • children: Priscilla Josephine Cavicchia
    • Eugene Auger Cavicchia
    • Paul Gaetnao Cavicchia
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    Born March 22, 1879
    Died September 11, 1967
    (aged 88)
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