Joseph Mruk

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Joseph Mruk
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Mayor of Buffalo
In office
Preceded by Bernard J. Dowd
Succeeded by Steven Pankow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 41st district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1945
Preceded by Alfred F. Beiter
Succeeded by James W. Wadsworth, Jr.
Personal details
Born November 6, 1903
Buffalo, New York
Died January 21, 1995(1995-01-21) (aged 91)
Buffalo, New York
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) never married

Joseph Mruk (November 6, 1903 – January 21, 1995) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Mruk was born in Buffalo, New York of Polish heritage. He served as a district councilman to the Buffalo Common Council from 1937 until 1941. He was elected to Congress in 1942 and served from January 3, 1943 until January 3, 1945. He was elected to the Buffalo Common Council again in 1947 and was later elected mayor of Buffalo serving from January 1, 1950 until December 31, 1953.


  1. ^ Rizzo, Michael (2005). Through The Mayors' Eyes. Lulu. p. 424. ISBN 978-1-4116-3757-3. 


  • "Joseph Mruk". Through The Mayor's Eyes, The Only Complete History of the Mayor's of Buffalo, New York, Compiled by Michael Rizzo. The Buffalonian is produced by The Peoples History Union. 2009-05-27. 
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Alfred F. Beiter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 41st congressional district

Succeeded by
James W. Wadsworth, Jr.
Political offices
Preceded by
Bernard J. Dowd
Mayor of Buffalo, New York
Succeeded by
Steven Pankow