Louis J. Sicilia
|Louis J. Sicilia|
Libertarian Party of New York
|Predecessor:||Martin E. Nixon|
|Birth:||December 24, 1935 |
New York City, New York
|Death:||August 16, 2001 (aged 65) |
Fairview, Bergen, New Jersey
Louis Joseph Sicilia (December 24, 1935—August 16, 2001) was a Libertarian Party activist. He was the Libertarian Party of New York's candidate for Lt. Governor in 1974 and served as its Secretary from 1977 to 1978.
Sicilia was born on December 24, 1935 in New York City, a son of Albert T. and Edna (Dale) Sicilia. He was raised in Manhattan's Upper West Side. He was first involved in the Libertarian Party of New York in the 1970s. He was an attendee to the first state convention. At one point, he organized the Libertarian Anti-Censorship Committee. He was also a Treasurer of the New Yorkers for Abortion Law Repeal, an organization that supported the repeal of restrictive anti-abortion laws. In 1973, he was the Libertarian Party's first candidate for Manhattan Borough President and in 1974, he was nominated as the Libertarian Party's first candidate for Lt. Governor, as Jerome Tuccille's running mate. He later served as Secretary of the Libertarian Party of New York from 1977 to 1978. He once again ran for Manhattan Borough President in 1977.
Sicilia moved to New Jersey, where he ran for Congress in New Jersey's 14th District in 1982. He died on August 16, 2001 in Fairview, New Jersey at the age of 65.
- Manhattan Borough President (1973) (received 2,507 votes)
- Lt. Governor of New York (1974)
- Manhattan Borough President (1977)
- U.S. House NJ-14 (1982)
- Secretary (1977—1978)