William J. Pascrell Edit Profile
Bachelor in Journalism, Fordham University, New York, 1959. Master of Arts in Philosophical, Fordham University, New York, 1961. Postgraduate student, Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Teacher Junior High School, Clifton, New Jersey, 1962, Paramus High School, 1962-1974. Adjunct professor Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, 1964—1969. Ophthalmic technician Seymour Pollack Opticians, 1968—1974.
Adult school teacher Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood, New Jersey, 1969-1970. Director Department Public Works, Paterson, 1974-1977, Department Policy, Planning and Development, Paterson, 1979—1987. Member Paterson Planning Board, 1975—1977.
President Board Education, Paterson, 1979—1982. Member New Jersey General Assembly, 1987—1990. Mayor Paterson, New Jersey, 1990—1996.
Member United States Congress from 8th New Jersey district, since 1997. Co-chair Congressional Brain Injury Task Force United States Congress, member ways and means and homeland security committee. Enlisted United States Army, 1961-1962, sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1962-1967.
Board directors Passaic County Community College, 1973-1979, Boys Club, since 1975. Campaign coordinator Robert A. Roe for Governor, New Jersey, 1977. Regional coordinator James Florio for Governor, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1981.
Active County Chairmen for Sen. Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey, 1982. Chairman Passaic County Democrats, New Jersey, 1982-1990.
Member of Pat Mone Association, Charles Alfano Association, Riverside Veterans, Knights of Columbus, Fordham University Alumni Association, American Cancer Society, Italian-American Federation, Paterson Taxpayers Association, Elks.
Son of William J. Senior and Roffie (Loffredo) P., m. Elsie Marie Botto; children: William III, David, Glenn.