Frank T. Caprio
|Frank T. Caprio|
|Rhode Island General Treasurer|
|2007 - January 4, 2011|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Rhode Island State Senate|
|Rhode Island House of Representatives|
|High school||Bishop Hendricken High School (1984)|
|Bachelor's||Harvard University (1988)|
|J.D.||Suffolk University (1991)|
|Birthday||May 10, 1966|
|Place of birth||Providence, Rhode Island|
Frank Caprio, a Rhode Island judge, and his wife, Joyce, had five children, of whom Frank T. Caprio was the oldest. One of his brothers, David Caprio, is a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
Caprio grew up in the same Federal Hill Neighborhood his grandparents has first called home after emigrating to America. From Narragansett public schools and Bishop Hendricken High School, he went on to Harvard University.
At Harvard, Caprio played baseball and football, being named as both a All-Eastern League outfielder in 1988 and as an All-Ivy League defensive back Harvard's 1987 championship football team.
Caprio was 21 when Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District named him a delegate to the 1988 Democratic National Convention in Atlanta. He was still in law school in Boston when he won his first election. During his term in the House, he travelled between Boston and Providence by train to attend classes and sessions.
After finishing law school, Caprio passes the bar in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He worked with London based Cookson Group plc. focusing on tax and finance issues. He is currently practicing with Caprio & Caprio.
- Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1991
- Harvard University, 1988
- Bishop Hendricken High School, 1984
State Treasurer (2007-2011)
Caprio served as the State Treasurer of Rhode Island from 2007 to 2011.
State Legislature (1990-2007)
|Governor of Rhode Island, 2010|
|Democratic||Frank T. Caprio||23%||78,896|
|Republican||John F. Robitaille||33.6%||114,911|
|Independent||Joseph M. Lusi||0.3%||1,091|
Caprio is married to Gabriella Caprio, nee DiGiacinto; the couple have one son and one daughter.
- Frank Caprio for Governor campaign website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Frank Caprio on Facebook
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- Frank Caprio on YouTube
- Frank Caprio on LinkedIn
- Project Vote Smart, "Frank T. Caprio's Biography," access January 16, 2013
- WPRI, "Frank Caprio eying 2014 comeback campaign for treasurer," April 26, 2013
- AP election guide - Hosted by NPR, "Rhode Island State Profile," accessed February 4, 2013
- Project Vote Smart "Frank T. Caprio's Biography," accessed Feburary 4, 2013
|Rhode Island General Treasurer
| Succeeded by|
Gina Raimondo (D)