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Edward John STACK

(1910-1989)

STACK, Edward John, a Representative from Florida; born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., April 29, 1910; attended the public schools; B.A., Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., 1931; J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, 1934; M.A., in public law and government, Columbia University, New York City, 1938; instructor in economics, Hunter College of the University of the City of New York; builder, real estate investor; banking profession; admitted to the New York bar in 1934 and commenced practice in New York City; served in the United States Coast Guard, 1942-1946; city commissioner-mayor, Pompano Beach, 1965-1969; sheriff, Broward County, 1968-1978; delegate, Florida State Democratic conventions, 1977-1978; member, Democratic National Finance Council, 1976-1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth Congress (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1981); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1980 to the Ninety-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982; was a resident of Pompano Beach, Fla., until his death on November 3, 1989.

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

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