Lucien J. Maciora

Lucien John Maciora ( born August 17, 1902 in New Britain, Connecticut, † October 19, 1993 ) was an American politician. Between 1941 and 1943 he represented the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Lucien Maciora worked after high school graduation as a grocer and later built his own firm. At the same time he began a political career. Between 1926 and 1934 he sat on the city council of New Britain. Maciora was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1932 and 1937 he was a delegate in the House of Representatives from Connecticut; 1934 to 1940 he was a member of the police committee his hometown of New Britain. In addition, he was still working as an insurance agent.

In the congressional elections of 1940, which were held all across the state for the sixth deputy seat of Connecticut, he was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of the Republican BJ Monkiewicz on January 3, 1941. Since he lost this in the elections of 1942, he was able to complete up to January 3, 1943, only one term in Congress, which was largely determined by the events of the Second World War.

After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Maciora worked 1950-1969 for the urban financial management of New Britain. Then he withdrew into retirement. Lucien Maciora died on 19 October 1993 at the age of 91 years in New Britain and was also buried there.