Biography of Silas Alacchi
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SILAS ALACCHI - A leading citizen of The Bronx and a pioneer resident of Throggs Neck, Silas Alacchi is an attorney who ably manages large affairs and who occupies offices at No. 355 East One Hundted and Forty ninth Street, The Bronx, New York City. He was born in New York City, April 16, 1893, son of Sebastian and Catherine Alacehi, grandson of Joseph Alacchi, who came to this country about 1875, from Sorrento, Italy. Sebastian Alacchi died in 1903.

Silas Alacchi was educated in the public schools of New York City, completing the grammar and high school courses, and in the College of the City of New York, from which he graduated in 1912. His law course he pursued at New York Law School, from which he graduated in 1914. In December, 1914, Mr. Alacchi was admitted to the bar, and since that time he has maintained a general practice. To a thorough knowledge of conditions in New York City, and in particular in The Bronx, and of business, Mr. Alacchi adds an alert and well trained mind, with a natural aptitude for the law, and great success has come to him. He is connected with The Bronx National Bank, is a member of the Democratic organization, secretary of the Central Body Italian American Democratic clubs of Bronx County, Inc., of which Albert H. Vitale is president. Mr. Alacchi is also enrolled in the Monroe Democratic Club, Chippewa Democratic Club, James W. Brown Association, Mazzini Camp, Woodmen of the World, the Cosyayna Democratic Club, and the Ansonia Club. He is a communicant of St. Benedict's Church.

Mr. Alacchi married, in New York City, June 29, 1915, Elsie Schmidt, daughter of Joseph and Bertha Schmidt. Her father operates a barber shop. To Mr. and Mrs. Alacchi were born three children: Elizabeth Charlotte, April 7, 1916; Joseph Silas, Jr., January 3, 1919; and Clothilde Veronica, June 18, 1924.

From:
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927


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