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Addonizio, Hugh Joseph

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1981 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1914 – Born on the 31st of January in Newark, New Jersey.

1939 – He graduated from Fordham University in New York City and went to work for A&C Clothing, Co.

1946 – He became vice president in Newark.

1948 – He ran for and won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Democrat, representing New

                Jersey’s 11th congressional district.

1962 – He resigned his seat on the 30th of June to run for mayor of Newark.

          – He served as mayor for eight years.

1967 – He was convicted of corruption after leaving office.

1979 – He was sentenced to 10 years but was released after serving five.

1981 – He died on the 2nd of February in Red Bank, New Jersey.