Felix J. Grucci, Jr. (born November 25, 1951) is a former United States Representative from East Patchogue, New York. He was elected as a Republican to the 107th United States Congress and served from 2001 until 2003.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 1st district
January 3, 2001 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Michael Forbes|
|Succeeded by||Tim Bishop|
|Born||November 25, 1951|
Brookhaven, New York, U.S.
|Children||Felix Grucci III and Danielle Grucci Petersen|
Early political lifeEdit
Grucci was born in Brookhaven, New York. He has worked as an executive in the family-owned fireworks company, Fireworks by Grucci. In 1993, Grucci ran for his first political office, earning a seat on the Brookhaven Town Council. In 1996, he was elected to a four-year term as town supervisor.
In 2000, he was elected to Congress after Democratic incumbent Michael Forbes, who had switched from the Republican Party in 1999, was upset in the primary by his opponent, Regina Seltzer. Grucci was defeated in the 2002 election by Democrat Timothy Bishop.
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- "Felix Grucci". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- Kelley, Tina (8 November 2000). "THE 2000 ELECTIONS: THE HOUSE; Democrat Captures Lazio's Long Island Seat". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- Kelley, Tina (20 September 2000). "New Tally Confirms an Upset in Primary". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- Finn, Robin (2 July 2006). "THE ISLAND; Finding Refuge in the Family Fireworks". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- "Felix Grucci". PBS. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- United States Congress. "Felix Grucci (id: G000547)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st congressional district
| Supervisor of Brookhaven, New York
John J. La Valle
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