Currently alive, at 78 years of age.
1937 – Born in Brooklyn, New York, on the 1st of August.
Graduated from Chaminade High School, Syracuse University, and Syracuse Law School.
He was first appointed and then elected Receiver of Taxes of Hempstead, New York.
1977-1981 – Became the presiding supervisor of Nassau County.
1981-1999 – Senator from New York.
1994 – He insulted Betsy McCaughey Ross, the Republican candidate for New York Lieutenant Governor.
1995-1999 – Served as Chairman of Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.
– Wrote memoir "Pasta, Power, and Politics".
1998 – D’Amato was criticized for insulting Congressman Jerry Nadler.
2004 – On 18th of July, he married Katuria Elizabeth Smith.