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  Wydler, John W.
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NameJohn W. Wydler
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Garden City, New York , United States
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Born June 09, 1924
DiedAugust 04, 1987 (63 years)
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Dec 31, 2015 04:34am
Tags Moderate-to-Conservative -
Info born in Brooklyn, N.Y., June 9, 1924; attended West School of Long Beach, Long Beach High School, and Brown University, Providence, R.I.; enlisted as a private in the United States Army Air Corps November 16, 1942, was promoted to staff sergeant in a chemical weapons company and assigned to the China-Burma-India Theater, and was discharged in November 1945; served as a lieutenant in the judge advocate’s office, and in Air Force Reserve, 1945-1955; resumed studies at Brown University until 1947; LL.B., Harvard University Law School, 1950; was admitted to the bar in October 1950; served in the United States attorney’s office, Eastern District of New York, 1953-1959; entered the private practice of law in Mineola, N.Y., in 1959; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1981); was not a candidate for reelection in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; chairman, Long Island Development Agency; was a resident of Garden City, N.Y., until his death in Washington, D.C., on August 4, 1987; interment in Holy Rood Cemetery, Garden City, N.Y.


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  11/07/1978 NY District 5 Won 58.37% (+16.75%)
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  09/06/1962 NY District 4 - R Primary Won 79.19% (+58.38%)
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