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Charles Poletti (July 2, 1903August 8, 2002) was the governor of New York between 1942 and 1943. He had previously served as the lieutenant governor. He was the first American of Italian ancestry to serve as a governor. At the close of World War II Poletti served as a U.S. Army civil affairs officer in Italy, rising to the rank of Colonel. July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... This is a list of the Governors of New York. ... This article is about the year. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... Kinship and descent is one of the major concepts of cultural anthropology. ... HI A governor is also, a monkey who is smart and can fly like a penguin is a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Colonel is a military rank of a commissioned officer, with the corresponding ranks existing in nearly every country in the world. ...


He served 29 days as Governor of New York, following the resignation of Herbert Lehman. He had unsuccessfully sought reelection as lieutenant governor earlier in 1942. Herbert Henry Lehman (March 28, 1878 - December 5, 1963) was a Governor and Senator from New York. ... This article is about the year. ...


Polettia was a lawyer for a state commission that recommended the creation of a statewide New York State Power Authority and worked in drafting the 1931 legislation which met that objective; later he became a trustee of the Power Authority, serving from 1955 to 1960, the crucial period in which the St. Lawrence Project was built and the Authority’s Niagara Project largely completed. Besides serving as Governor and Lieutenant Governor, and practicing as an attorney and a justice of the New York State Supreme Court (note: this is a trial-level court, not the state's high court), Poletti had a role as a labor arbitrator and was the official responsible for foreign exhibits at Robert Moses' 1964 New York World's Fair. A lawyer is a person qualified to give legal advice who advises clients in legal matters and represents them in courts of law and in other forms of dispute resolution. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... New York County Supreme Court building at 60 Centre Street, from across Foley Square The Supreme Court of the State of New York is the basic New York State trial court of general jurisidiction. ... Robert Moses (1888–1981) Robert Moses (December 18, 1888 – July 29, 1981) was the master builder of 20th century New York City and its suburbs. ... View of the New York Worlds Fair 1964/1965 as seen from the observation towers of the New York State pavilion. ...


The Charles Poletti Power Project (renamed in 1982 to honor him) is located in Astoria, Queens, across the East River from Manhattan in New York City. 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The historic (and once-abandoned) Eagle Electric company warehouse in Astoria, now becoming a condominium development. ... New York City waterways: 1. ... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Official website: City of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ...


He died at the age of 99 in 2002, at the time of his death, he was the earliest living US governor. Under protocol terms in New York State regarding the death of a former governor, flags flew at half staff for 31 days after his death, or 2 days longer than his governorship. Interred at Riverside Cem., Elizabethtown, NY.


External links

  • Poletti papers at Columbia University
Preceded by:
Herbert H. Lehman
Governor of New York
19421943
Succeeded by:
Thomas E. Dewey
Preceded by:
Harold E. Stassen
Earliest Living United States Governor
20012002
Succeeded by:
J. Strom Thurmond
Lieutenant Governors of New York New York State Flag

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Charles Poletti - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (206 words)
Charles Poletti (July 2, 1903 – August 8, 2002) was the governor of New York between 1942 and 1943.
At the close of World War II Poletti served as a U.S. Army civil affairs officer in Italy, rising to the rank of Colonel.
The Charles Poletti Power Project (renamed in 1982 to honor him) is located in Astoria, Queens, across the East River from Manhattan in New York City.
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