MANHASSET, N.Y. - Katuria D'Amato, wife of former U.S. Sen. Alfonse M. D'Amato, delivered the couple's first child Tuesday in New York, a report said.
Alfonso Marcello D'Amato was born at 7:47 a.m. on the morning of the Super Tuesday primary presidential elections, New York Newsday noted.
"How fantastic is it that on his first day in this world, he finds himself in the middle of the most exciting and important political event of our generation? That's my boy!," the 70-year-old father said.
The former senator has four grown-up children from another marriage and 14 grandchildren.
The baby, who was born at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, was described by Dr. Victor Klein as, "healthy and vigorous and the perfect gift for Super Tuesday."
The child is the first for Katuria D'Amato, 42, who was a lawyer prior to marrying D'Amato and now is on the Town of Hempstead Zoning Appeals Board.
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