James Fred HASTINGS, Congress, NY (1926)


HASTINGS, James Fred, a Representative from New York; born in Olean, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., April 10, 1926; United States Navy, flight squadrons, 1943-1946; member of the Allegany (N.Y.) Town Board, ten years; five years as Allegany, N.Y., police justice; member of the New York state assembly, 1962-1965; member of the New York state senate, 1965, served two terms; manager and vice president, radio station WHDL, 1952-1966; national advertising manager, The Times Herald, Olean, N.Y., 1964-1966; partner in real estate and insurance firm of Hastings &Jewell; delegate, New York State convention, 1966; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968 and 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-first Congress and to the three succeeding Congresses, and served until his resignation January 20, 1976 (January 3, 1969-January 20, 1976); president of Associated Industries of New York State, Inc., Albany, N.Y.; is a resident of Tampa, Fla.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present