Newsmaker: Jerry (Genaro) Chiappinelli

Jul 15, 2016 1420

Noteworthy: Allegheny County Council members will honor Chiappinelli for his work with the Italian American War Veterans. Chiappinelli will become the organization's National Commander in August at its national conference in Pittsburgh.

Age: 69

Residence: Penn Hills

Family: Children, Michelle, Angel and Michael

Occupation: Insurance agent at Chiappinelli and Associates

Background: Chiappinelli grew up in East Liberty and went to Central Catholic. In 1965, he joined the Army and served for two years. Chiappenelli served on the Board of Managers of Soldiers and Sailors Hall in Oakland. He is treasurer of the Penn Hills Democratic Party and has been a Democratic committeeman since 1979. Chiappinelli owns the Steel City Angels, a professional dance company.

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