Dominick V. Daniels

Dominick Vincent Daniels ( born October 18, 1908 in Jersey City, New Jersey; † July 17, 1987 ) was an American politician. Between 1959 and 1977 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Dominick Daniels attended the common schools and then studied at Fordham University in New York City. After a subsequent law degree from the Law School, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, and his 1930 was admitted as a lawyer in Jersey City, he began to work in this profession. From 1952 to 1958 he worked in Jersey City as a municipal judge ( magistrates ). Politically, Daniels was a member of the Democratic Party. In the years 1960, 1964 and 1968, he participated as a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions relevant.

In the congressional elections of 1958, Daniels was in the 14th electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Vincent J. Dellay on January 3, 1969. After eight re- election he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1977 nine legislative sessions. During his time in Congress, among others, were the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal. At that time also the 23rd, the 24th, the 25th and the 26th Amendment to the Constitution ratified.

In 1976, Dominick Daniels gave up another candidacy. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a lawyer again in Jersey City, where he died on 17 July 1987.