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Lawyer

Maurice Sapienza, American lawyer. Bar: New Jersey 1941, Hawaii 1947, Wisconsin 1961, New York 1969.

Background

Sapienza, Maurice was born on October 10, 1915 in Irvington, New Jersey, United States. Son of James C. and Rose (Giaimo) Sapienza.

Education

AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1937. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1940.

Career

Associate, Arthur T. Vanderbilt, Newark, 1940-1942;rationing attorney, Office of Price Administration, Newark, 1942-1945;trial attorney, Office of Price Administration, Honolulu, 1945;assistant United State Attorneys, Department of Justice, Honolulu, 1945-1948;deputy attorney general, State of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1948-1950;United States Judge, State of Hawaii, Hilo, 1950-1955;territorial senate attorney, State of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1959;counsel, General Electric Corporation, 1966-1974;prosecuting attorney, City and County of Honolulu, 1975-1978;private practice, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1941, Hawaii 1947, Wisconsin 1961, New York 1969.

Membership

President Young Democrats, Honolulu, 1948-1950. Vice chairman Democratic Party, Honolulu, 1950. Member Hawaii Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, United States Navy League (president Winward council 1989-1990), National Society Arts and Letters (president Honolulu chapter 1987-1989), Elks (life).

Connections

Married Virginia Farrell, October 25, 1941 (divorced 1944). 1 child, Alice Marie. Married Mary Elizabeth Sapienza, February 14, 1948.

Children: Maurice Junior, Maureen L.

father:
James C. Sapienza

mother:
Rose (Giaimo) Sapienza

spouse:
Virginia Farrell

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Sapienza

child:
Alice Marie Sapienza

child:
Maurice Junior Sapienza

child:
Maureen L. Sapienza