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Joseph James MARAZITI

(1912-1991)

MARAZITI, Joseph James, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Boonton, Morris County, N.J., June 15, 1912; attended the public schools; attended Fordham University School of Law, and received LL.B., New Jersey Law School, 1937; served in Citizens Military Training Corps, Infantry and Judge Advocate, 1931; admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1938 and commenced practice in Boonton; legislative secretary, New Jersey senate, 1931-1934 and 1938-1940; legislative secretary to New Jersey assembly, 1936-1937; Boonton Municipal Court Judge, 1940-1947; first assistant prosecutor, Morris County, 1950-1953; member, State assembly, 1958-1967; State senate, 1968-1972; majority whip, 1972; delegate to New Jersey State Republican convention, 1966; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law; was a resident of Boonton, N.J., until his death there on May 20, 1991.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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