Richard A. Moccia

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Richard A. Moccia
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39th Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
In office
Preceded byAlex Knopp
Succeeded byHarry Rilling
Personal details
Born1942/1943 (age 75–76)[1]
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Barbara Moccia
ResidenceNorwalk, Connecticut
Alma materNorwalk Community College (A.A.)

Sacred Heart University (A.A., Paralegal studies)

Marywood University (B.S., Business Administration)

Richard A. "Dick" Moccia is the former mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut. He is a Republican, and was elected in 2005 and served four terms prior to his 2013 Mayoral Election loss to Harry Rilling.[2] Moccia defeated incumbent mayor Alex Knopp by fewer than 200 votes in 2005.

Educational background[edit]

Moccia has an AA Degree in Liberal Arts from Norwalk Community College, an AA Degree in Paralegal Studies from Sacred Heart University and a Degree in Business Administration from Marywood College.[2]

Political career[edit]

Moccia has served as a member of the Norwalk Common Council, the Fire Commission, the Fair Rent Commission, and the Redistricting Committee, he is a former Constable, City Sheriff and Connecticut State Marshal.[2]

Mayoral administration[edit]

Mayor Moccia is a member of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition, an organization formed in 2006 and co-chaired by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston mayor Thomas Menino.[3]


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  2. ^ a b c About the Mayor
  3. ^ "Mayors Against Illegal Guns: Coalition Members". Archived from the original on March 6, 2007. Retrieved on June 11, 2007
Political offices
Preceded by
Alex Knopp
Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
Succeeded by
Harry Rilling