Joseph Bruno

Joseph Bruno REPRepublican

American politician (1929–2020)

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Joseph BrunoREPRepublican American politician (1929–2020)
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Age at Death1929-2020
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Years of Experience
NYResidence (state)

Joseph Louis Bruno (April 8, 1929 – October 6, 2020) was an American businessman and Republican politician from upstate New York. Bruno served in the New York State Senate from 1977 to 2008 and was Senate Majority Leader from 1994 to 2008. Bruno was convicted of federal corruption charges in 2009, but his conviction was overturned on appeal and a subsequent retrial resulted in an acquittal.

Education3 - 3 of 1
Skidmore College
BA Business Administration
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Majority Leader
New York State Senate
1995 - 2008
Senator
New York State Senate
1976 - 2008
Temporary President
New York State Senate
1995 - 2008
Campaign Staff
Governor Nelson Rockefeller
1966
Special Assistant
Speaker of the Assembly Perry B. Duryea
1969 - 1974
Experience
Businessman
Infantry Sergeant
United States Army
Other Experience1 - 4 of 4
Chairman
Rensselaer County Republican Committee
1974 - 1977
President
New York State Association of Young Republicans
1968 - 1969
Vice President
New York State Jaycees
Chairman of the Rensselaer County Republican Committee
1974 - 1977