Joseph Patrick ADDABBO, Congress, NY (1925-1986)


ADDABBO, Joseph Patrick, a Representative from New York; born in Ozone Park, Queens County, N.Y., March 17, 1925; attended Public School 59, Boysâ High School, Brooklyn, and City College of New York; graduated from St. Johnâs Law School in 1946 and commenced the practice of law in Ozone Park, N.Y., in 1947; president of Ozone Park Menâs Association, 1948-1959 and Ferrini Welfare League of Catholic Charities, 1956-1958; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-seventh and to the twelve succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1961, until his death in Washington, D.C., April 10, 1986; interment in St. Johnâs Cemetery, Queens, N.Y.

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