Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Mino Rocco D'Aurora

Many natives of Pettorano sul Gizio went on to great careers in many fields, one of the those was Mino R. D'Aurora.  Born August 12, 1909 in Pettorano, he was the son of Giovino and Maria DeStefano D'Aurora.  Mino grew up in Follansbee, West Virginia.  He was active in his community, serving in several elected positions.  He was elected to the West Virginia State Legislature and served 1959-1973.  He was a popular politician throughout the state.  D'Aurora died November 23, 1997.

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