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Joseph Matthew Gaydos


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1967 45 Democrat
1968 45 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

1926 -

Joseph Matthew Gaydos is the son of John and Elona Magella Gaydos born in Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa., July 3, 1926; attended Duquesne University, 1945-1947; University of Notre Dame Law School, LL.B., 1951; admitted to the bar in 1952 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh, Pa.; served in the Pacific theater with the U.S. Navy Reserves, 1944-1946; Pennsylvania state Senate, 1967-1968; deputy attorney general, Pennsylvania; assistant solicitor of Allegheny County; former general counsel to United Mine Workers of America, district five; elected to Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of US Representative Elmer J. Holland, and reelected to the ten succeeding Congresses, 1968-1993; was not a candidate in 1992. He married Alice Ann Gray.