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KLUCZYNSKI, John Carl, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., February 15,
1896; attended the public and parochial schools; during the First World War
served overseas as a corporal with the Eighth Field Artillery in 1918 and 1919;
engaged in the catering business in Chicago, Ill., since 1920; member of the
State house of representatives 1933-1948; elected to the State senate in 1948
and served until December 1949, having become a candidate for Congress; elected
as a Democrat to the Eighty-second Congress; reelected to the twelve succeeding
Congresses, and served from January 3, 1951, until his death January 26, 1975;
in Chicago, Ill.; interment in Resurrection Mausoleum, Justice, Ill.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: John C. Kluczynski, Democratic
Representative from Illinois. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,