WWL-TV: Former New Orleans councilman, judge Philip Ciaccio dies at age 88 _lowres

Philip Ciaccio

Philip Ciaccio, who spent 16 years on the New Orleans City Council in the 1960s and 1970s, followed by 15 years as a judge on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, died Friday at the age of 88, according to WWL-TV.

Friends and colleagues remembered Ciaccio as a negotiator, compromiser and gentlemanly public servant.

See the WWL story here.