Alfred Dennis Sieminski

Alfred Dennis Sieminski ( born August 23, 1911 in Jersey City, New Jersey, † December 13, 1990 in Vienna, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1951 and 1959 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Alfred Sieminski attended the common schools and then completed the New York Military Academy and the Hun School in Princeton. By 1934, he then studied at Princeton University. This was followed up in 1936 to study law at Harvard University. From 1937 he was vice president of the company Brunswick Laundry. Between 1942 and 1950, including during the Second World War, Sieminski served in the U.S. Army. He was used among other things in Italy. After that, he was until 1946 a captain in the troops stationed in Austria. He was then sent to Korea. In 1950 he retired as a Major from active military service. After that, he was a member of the Army's reserve, where he was promoted in 1956 to lieutenant colonel.

Politically, Sieminski joined the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1950 he was in the 13th electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Mary Teresa Norton on January 3, 1951. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1959 four legislative sessions. In this time of the beginning of the Cold War, the Korean War and domestic politics, the civil rights movement fell.

1958 Alfred Sieminski was not re-elected. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he was Vice President of the Hun School; He also dealt with projects to improve the education system. Between 1962 and 1973 he worked for the Medical and General Reference Library of the Veterans Administration in Washington. Alfred Sieminski died on 13 December 1990.