Nicholas Micozzie is confirmed dead at the age of 89.
Nicholas was best known as a American politician.
Nicholas Micozzie
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 163rd district
In office
January 2, 1979 – 2014
Preceded byJoseph T. Doyle
Succeeded byJames Santora
Personal details
Born(1930-09-07)September 7, 1930
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 28, 2020(2020-07-28) (aged 89)
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceUpper Darby Township
Alma materSt. Joseph's College, Villanova University
OccupationU.S. Air Force, retired
Nicholas Anthony "Nick" Micozzie (September 7, 1930 – July 28, 2020) was an American politician who served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 163rd district from 1979 to 2014.
1 Early life and education
2 Career
3 Personal
4 Legacy
5 References
Early life and education
The son of Camillo and Josephine (née Maffei) Micozzie, Nicholas Micozzie was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from St. Thomas More High School. He obtained a B.S. in business administration from St. Joseph's College in 1963 and a degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University in 1968.
He served as staff sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1954 during the Korean War.
Micozzie worked for General Electric and in real estate. He was elected commissioner in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania as a Democrat and served from 1971 to 1989. He switched to the Republican Party in 1978 and was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 163rd district. He was reelected to seventeen consecutive terms and served until 2014. He was not a candidate for reelection in 2014.
Micozzie and his wife had three children, seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. He was the father of former Upper Darby mayor Thomas Micozzie.
Micozzie died on July 28, 2020 following a fall on July 23, 2020.
A bridge on Garrett Road in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania was renamed the Honorable Nicholas A. Micozzie Bridge in his honor.
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