Dominick V. Daniels

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Dominick V. Daniels

Dominick Vincent Daniels (October 18, 1908 – July 17, 1987) was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 14th congressional district from 1959-1977.

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Daniels was educated in the Jersey City Public Schools. He attended Fordham University, New York City. He graduated from Rutgers University Law School, Newark, New Jersey, in 1929. He was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1930 and commenced the practice of law in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was appointed magistrate of the Jersey City Municipal Court in May 1952, reappointed in 1955, and subsequently was appointed presiding magistrate, in which capacity he served until March 1958. He served as delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1960, 1964 and 1968.

Daniels was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1977). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress. He returned to the practice of law in Jersey City. He was a resident of Union City, New Jersey, until his death in Jersey City on July 17, 1987. He was interred in Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, New Jersey.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Vincent J. Dellay
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 14th congressional district

January 3, 1959-January 3, 1977
Succeeded by
Joseph A. LeFante