ADDABBO, Joseph Patrick, (1925 - 1986)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

ADDABBO, Joseph Patrick, a Representative from New York; born in Ozone Park, Queens County, N.Y., March 17, 1925; attended Public School 59, Boys’ High School, Brooklyn, and City College of New York; graduated from St. John’s Law School in 1946 and commenced the practice of law in Ozone Park, N.Y., in 1947; president of Ozone Park Men’s 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. John’s Cemetery, Queens, N.Y.