MINISH, Joseph George, (1916 - 2007)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

MINISH, Joseph George, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Throop, Lackawanna County, Pa., September 1, 1916; attended the public schools; graduated from Dunmore (Pa.) High School in 1935; served in the United States Army, 1945-1946; executive secretary of Essex-West Hudson Council, Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1954-1960, and executive director, Essex-West Industrial Union Council, AFL-CIO, 1960-1962; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-eighth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1985); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-ninth Congress; died on November 24, 2007, in Livingston, N.J.