HOWARD, James John, (1927 - 1988)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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HOWARD, James John, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Irvington, Essex County, N.J., July 24, 1927; graduated from St. Rose School, Belmar, N.J., in 1941, Asbury Park (N.J.) High School in 1947, St. Bonaventure University, Olean, N.Y., in 1952; M.Ed., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., 1958; served in the United States Navy in the South Pacific from December 30, 1944, to July 19, 1946; teacher and acting principal in Wall Township school system, 1952-1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1965, until his death in Washington, D.C., on March 25, 1988; chairman, Committee on Public Works and Transportation (Ninety-seventh through One Hundredth Congresses); was a resident of Spring Lake Heights, N.J.; interment in St. Catharine’s Cemetery, Sea Girt, N.J.