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Joseph M. Gaydos

AKA Joseph Matthew Gaydos, Sr.

Born: 3-Jul-1926
Birthplace: Braddock, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congerssman from Pennsylvania, 1968-93

Military service: US Navy Reserve (1944-46, Pacific Theater)

The first Slovak-American to be elected to US Congress. He was elected in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Elmer J. Holland.

    University: Duquesne University (attended 1945-47)
    University: LLB, University of Notre Dame Law School (1951)

    US Congressman, Pennsylvania 20th (5-Nov-1968 to 3-Jan-1993)
    Pennsylvania State Official Assistant Solicitor, Allegheny County, PA
    Pennsylvania State Official Deputy Attorney General
    Pennsylvania State Senate (1967-68)
    United Mine Workers of America General Counsel
    Pennsylvania Bar Association 1952
    House Banking Scandal 3 overdrawn checks
    Slovak Ancestry

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