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Henry James Nowak

congressman , former congressman

Henry James Nowak, American former congressman. Bar: New York 1962. Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1958, 61-62. Member New York State Bar Association, Erie County Bar Association.

Background

Nowak, Henry James was born on February 21, 1935 in Buffalo. Son of Joseph Jacob and Helen (Batkiewicz) Nowak.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Canisius College, 1957. Juris Doctor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1961. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Medaille College, 1976.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Daemen College, 1983.

Career

Attorney, assistant district attorney State of New York, Buffalo, 1964-1965. Assistant district attorney Erie County, New York, Buffalo, 1965-1966. Confidential secretary Supreme Court Justice Arthur Cosgrove, 1965-1966.

Comptroller Erie County, 1966-1974. Member from 33d and 37th New York District United States House of Reps, 1975—1993. Chairman public works subcommittee on water resources.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1962.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1958, 61-62. Member New York State Bar Association, Erie County Bar Association.

Connections

Married Rose Santa Lucia, November 27, 1965. Children: Diane, Henry Joseph.

father:
Joseph Jacob Nowak

mother:
Helen (Batkiewicz) Nowak

spouse:
Rose Santa Lucia

children:
Diane Nowak

Henry Joseph Nowak