Sebastian Leone, American politician, Died at 91


Sebastian Leone was born on December 6, 1924, Manhattan and died on November 14, 2016.
He was the borough president of Brooklyn from 1970 to 1976 and a justice of New York Supreme Court from 1977 to 2001.
As a baby, his family moved to Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, where he grew up.
Leone attended P.S. 97, David Boody Junior High School, and Lafayette High School, all in Brooklyn, and after a stint in the U.S. Army, graduated from St. John’s University in Queens in 1946.
He was married to Helene Morgenstern in 1966, and they had a son, Matthew.
Sebastian Leone passed away at 91 years old.