Dean Gallo

Dean Anderson Gallo ( born November 23, 1935 in Hackensack, New Jersey; † November 6, 1994 in Denville, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1985 and 1994 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Dean Gallo attended the public schools of his home. He then worked as an estate agent. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Republican Party. In 1970 he was Chairman of the Municipal Council of Parsippany - Troy Hills. From 1973 to 1975 he was a senior member of the County Council of the Morris County. Between 1976 and 1984 he sat as a Member of the New Jersey General Assembly.

In the congressional elections of 1984, Gallo was in the eleventh electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrats Joseph Minish on January 3, 1985. After four elections he could remain until his death on November 6, 1994 at the Congress. Originally he intended in 1994 for reelection, but he retired for health reasons. He died of prostate cancer.