KREBS, Paul Joseph, (1912 - 1996)


Campaign button, 1964, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

KREBS, Paul Joseph, a Representative from New Jersey; born in New York, N.Y., May 26, 1912; attended high school; professional advocate; president, New Jersey State Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1954-1961; president, New Jersey United Auto Workers Council, 1961-1965; member, executive committee, Essex County, N.J., Democratic Committee, 1958-1970; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1967); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninetieth Congress in 1966; director, New Jersey State Office of Consumer Protection, 1967-1970; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1972; died on September 17, 1996, in Hallandale, Fla.