Thomas J. MANTON, Congress, NY (1932-2006)


MANTON, Thomas J., a Representative from New York; born in New York City, November 3, 1932; attended St. Josephâs School, Astoria, N.Y., and St. Johnâs Prep, Brooklyn, N.Y.; B.B.A., St. Johnâs University, 1958; LL.B., St. Johnâs Law School, 1962; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1951-1953; member of New York City Police Department, 1955-1960; marketing representative, IBM Corp., 1960-1964; admitted to the New York bar in 1963 and practiced, 1964-1984; member, New York City Council, 1970-1984; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1999); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress in 1998; died on July 22, 2006, in Bronx, N.Y.

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