Joseph MRUK, Congress, NY (1903-1995)


MRUK, Joseph, a Representative from New York; born in Buffalo, N.Y., November 6, 1903; engaged in the jewelry business in Buffalo, N.Y., in 1928; served as district councilman to the Buffalo Common Council 1937-1941; was elected councilman at large in 1941 and served until December 22, 1942, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1945); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1944; resumed the retail jewelry business; elected to the Buffalo City Council in 1947; elected mayor of Buffalo, serving from January 1, 1950, to December 31, 1953; died January 21, 1995.

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