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Nicholas Micozzie
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
January 2, 1979 – 2014
Preceded by Joseph T. Doyle
Succeeded by James Santora
Personal details
Born November 2, 1928(1928-11-02) (age 93)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Political party Republican
Residence Upper Darby Township
Alma mater St. Joseph's College, Villanova University
Occupation U.S. Air Force, retired

Nicholas Anthony "Nick" Micozzie (born November 2, 1928) is an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 163rd district from 1979 to 2014.

Early life and education[edit | edit source]

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.[1]

Career[edit | edit source]

Micozzie worked for General Electric and in real estate. He was elected commissioner in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania as a Democrat[2][3] 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.[4] He was not a candidate for reelection in 2014.[1]

Personal[edit | edit source]

Micozzie and his wife have three children, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is the father of former Upper Darby mayor Thomas Micozzie.

Legacy[edit | edit source]

A bridge on Garrett Road in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania was renamed the Honorable Nicholas A. Micozzie Bridge in his honor.[5]

References[edit | edit source]

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