Michael James Pappas

Michael James Pappas ( born December 29, 1960 in New Brunswick, New Jersey) is an American politician. Between 1997 and 1999 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Michael Pappas attended the Alma Preparatory School in Zarephath and then the Seton Hall University in South Orange. He then worked in the insurance industry. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Republican Party. He was a member of the National Association of Counties, where he led the Commission services and education. He also belonged to the National Policy Forum of the Republican National Committee. In 1994, Pappas was chairman of the New Jersey Association of Counties. At the same time, he headed a commission to unify the laws at the state level ( Judicial Unification Transition Committee ). From 1984 to 1986, Pappas was a member of the district council in Somerset County. He also sat in the council of Franklin. In this place he was mayor in 1983 and 1984.

In the congressional elections of 1996, Pappas was in the twelfth election District of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Dick rooms on 3 January 1997. Since he Democrat Rush D. Holt was defeated in 1998, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 1999. During the presidency of George W. Bush, Michael Pappas worked for the Small Business Administration.