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Hugh J. Addonizio

Hugh J. Addonizio, American mayor, ex-congressman. Awarded Bronze Arrowhead with 8 campaign stars, Bronze Star Medal combat infantryman’s badge. Member 81st-87th Congresses, 11th New Jersey District; Served with United States Army, 1942-1946; Member Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion, Ninth Division Association New Jersey Conference Mayors (past president), N.A.A.C.P., New Jersey League Municipalities (trustee), Urban League.

Background

  • Addonizio, Hugh J. was born on January 31, 1914 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank and Livia (Barrasso) Addonizio.

  • Education

    • Graduated from St. Benedict’s Preparatory School, Newark, New Jersey, 1935. Bachelor of Science, Forham U., 1939. Student Officers Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1942.

      Doctor of Laws, Seton Hall U., 1966.

    Career

    • Vice president A & C Clothing Company, Newark, 1939-1940, 46-48. Mayor City of Newark, 1962-1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member 81st-87th Congresses, 11th New Jersey District. Served with United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Veterans Foreign Wars, American Legion, Ninth Division Association New Jersey Conference Mayors (past president), N.A.A.C.P., New Jersey League Municipalities (trustee), Urban League.

    Clubs: Lions, Unicontenational, Kiwanis, Frontiers International, Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Doris Goodheart, July 6, 1942. Children: Carol, Frank, Lois, James, Thomas, Joseph.
    • father: Frank Addonizio
    • mother: Livia (Barrasso) Addonizio
    • spouse: Doris Goodheart
    • children: Carol Addonizio
    • Frank Addonizio
    • Lois Addonizio
    • James Addonizio
    • Thomas Addonizio
    • Joseph Addonizio
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    Born January 31, 1914
    Died February 2, 1981
    (aged 67)
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