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Edward Peter Jesella, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1972, New York (United States District Court (western district)) 1973. Named one of Outstanding Young Men in American, 1973; recipient Student Bar Association award, Bar Association of Catholic University, 1972, award of merit Special Olympics, 1975.


Jesella, Edward Peter was born on November 14, 1944 in New Orleans. Son of Edward Peter and Irene Sonia (Tyskiewicz) Jesella.


Bachelor, University Miami, 1966. Juris Doctor, Catholic University America, 1972.


Special prosecutor N. Tonawanda Police Department, New York, 1973. Housing attorney City of N. Tonawanda, 1974—1976. Lewiston Town attorney New York, 1980—1982.

1st assistant public defender Niagara County, since 1976. Co-chairman Hope Fund Doctor for Multiple Sclerosis, Niagara County, 1973—1978. Chairman, founder Niagara County Consumer Organization, 1973—1975.

Adult education teacher Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, New York, 1974. Director Jimmy Carter Campaign, 1976. Specialist 5th class United States Army, 1966-1968, Germany.


Permanent member 1984 Democratic National Convention Rules Committee. Member Lewiston Library Expansion Committee, since 1983. President trustee Lewiston Public Library, since 1986.

Member of American Bar Association, Erie County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Lewiston Business and Professional Association, Tonawandas Junior Chamber of Commerce, National Writers Club, Kiwanis.


Married Susan Joan Sapperstein, August 31, 1969. Children: Kara Lynn, Keith Andrew.