Paul J. Krebs

Paul Joseph Krebs ( born May 26, 1912 in New York City; † September 17, 1996 in Hallandale, Florida ) was an American politician. Between 1965 and 1967 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Paul Krebs attended the public schools of his home, including the high school. He then worked as a professional consultant. Politically, he was active until the 1950s. Between 1954 and 1961 he was president of the union CIO in New Jersey. From 1961 to 1965, he stood before the United Auto Workers Council at the state level. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party. From 1958 to 1970 he was on the board of the Essex County.

In the congressional elections of 1964, Cancer in the twelfth electoral district of New Jersey was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of George M. Wall Hauser on January 3, 1965. Since he resigned in 1966 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 1967. These were shaped by the events of the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Krebs was head of the Consumer Protection Authority of New Jersey. In 1972, he ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate. He died on 17 September 1996 in Hallandale.