L. Gary Clemente
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 4th district
January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1953
|Henry J. Latham|
|Member of the New York City Council|
|Born||June 10, 1908|
New York City, New York
|Died||May 13, 1968 (aged 59)|
Jamaica, Queens, New York
|Alma mater||Georgetown Law School|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1941-1946|
Born in New York City, he attended St. Ann's Academy in Manhattan and LaSalle Military Academy in Oakdale. He received a Reserve officer's certificate at Plattsburgh in 1925 and a Reserve commission in 1929.
Clemente entered the United States Army as a second lieutenant in 1941 and served until released from active duty as a lieutenant colonel in 1946. He was a member of the New York City Council from 1946 to 1949.
He was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, holding office from January 3, 1949 to January 3, 1953. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress.
After leaving Congress Clemente was executive vice president of Unexcelled Chemical Corp., Ohio Bronze Corp., Premier Chemical Corp., and Modene Paint Corp.