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Congressman , Lawyer

Joseph Matthew Gaydos, American former congressman, lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1953. Decorated 2 Battle Stars. Member Allegheny County Bar Association, American Legion, Catholic War Veterans (Man of Year award), Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sons of Italy, McKeesport American-Slovak Club, Croatian Fraternal Union, Jednota, Polish National Alliance, University Notre Dame Alumni Society.

Background

Gaydos, Joseph Matthew was born on July 3, 1926 in Braddock, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Elona (Magella) Gaydos.

Education

Student, Duquesne University. Bachelor of Laws, University Notre Dame, 1951.

Career

Member Pennsylvania Senate for 45th District, 1967-1968. Deputy attorney general Pennsylvania, 1955. Assistant solicitor Allegheny County.

General counsel district 5 United Mine Workers American, then legal counsel district 50. Member United States Congress from 20th Pennsylvania District, 1968—1992. Attorney-at-law Gaydos, Gaydos & Associates.

Seaman 2/C United States Navy, 1944, served in Naval Reserve Amphibious Forces United States Navy, 1944-1946, South Pacific, Philippines & Far East, S/M-3/C United States Navy.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1953.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, World World War II, PTO. Member Allegheny County Bar Association, American Legion, Catholic War Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sons of Italy, McKeesport American-Slovak Club, Croatian Fraternal Union, Jednota, Polish National Alliance, U. Notre Dame Alumni Society.

Connections

Married Alice Ann Gray, November 26, 1955. Children: Joseph Matthew, Colleen, Kathleen, Kelly, Tammy.

father:
John Gaydos

mother:
Elona (Magella) Gaydos

spouse:
Alice Ann Gray

children:
Joseph Matthew Gaydos

Colleen Gaydos

Kathleen Gaydos

Kelly Gaydos

Tammy Gaydos