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ZEFERETTI, Leo C. (1927-2018)

ZEFERETTI, LEO C., a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., July 15, 1927; attended public schools in Brooklyn; attended New York University, 1963; City University of New York Baruch School, 1964-1966; served in the United States Navy, 1944-1946; corrections officer with the Department of Correction, New York City, 1957-1974; member, New York State Crime Control Planning Board, 1972-1974; representative to President's Conference on Correction, 1971; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1983); chairman, Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control (Ninety-seventh Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1982 to the Ninety-eighth Congress; died on March 21, 2018, in Davie, Fla.; interment in South Florida National Cemetery, Lake Worth, Fla.