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John Waldemar Wydler, American congressman. Bar: New York 1950.


Wydler, John Waldemar was born on June 9, 1924 in Brooklyn. Son of Waldemar and Ethel Z. (Roebuck) Wydler.


Student, Brown U., 1941-1942, 45-47;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1950.


With United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Eastern District, New York, 1953-1959. Practice in Mineola, 1959-1961. Member New York State investigation commission to probe New York City school construction irregularities, 1959-1960.

Counsel firm Wydler, Balin, Pares, Soloway, Seaton and Marglin, 1967-1978. Member 88th-96th Congresses from 5th New York district. Member government operations committee, science and technical committee.

Assistant minority floor leader, 1973. House Republican floor manager, 1973-1976. New York State member Committee on Committees, 1975.

Dean New York Republican Congressional Delaware, 1976-1980. Vice chairman New York Bipartisan Congressional Delaware, 1976-1980. Chairman Long Island Congressional Caucus, 1979-1980.


  • Bar: New York 1950.


Charter member Bishop's Men's Association of Cathedral Incarnation, Garden City, New York. Member Technology Assessment Board, 1977-1987. Board visitors United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1971-1987.

With Army of the United States, World World War II, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations, with Reserve. Member Federal Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, District Attorney's Association, Protestant Lawyers Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, Elks, Masons, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Chi.


Married Brenda O'Sullivan, October 25, 1959. Children: Christopher, Kathleen, Elizabeth.

Waldemar Wydler

Ethel Z. (Roebuck) Wydler

Brenda O'Sullivan

Christopher Wydler

Kathleen Wydler

Elizabeth Wydler