JOSEPH PATRICK ADDABBO
Writing from his desk in Washington, the Congressman signs a typed
letter urging, "favorable and expeditious handling."
Typed Letter Signed: "Joseph Addabbo", in blue ink, 1 page.
Washington, D.C., June 18, 1973. On official letterhead of the Congress of the
United States, U.S. House of Representatives, in full: "Dear Doctor
Goldberg: I wish to urge favorable and expeditious handling be given the
attached request received from Ms. Helene M. Lloyd, Assistant Superintendent,
Board of Education, City of New York [item not included]. Your comments
after reading Ms. Lloyd's request will be appreciated. Thank you. Sincerely
yours." Joseph Patrick Addabbo (1925-1986) was a New York City
politician who served as a Democratic U. S. Representative from 1961 until his
death in 1986. Representing New York City's 7th District, Addabbo was a Queens
native who earned a degree at St. John's Law School, practicing law until he was
elected in 1960. In office he also served as the Chairman of the United States
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. He is most known for fervently
opposing President Reagan's excessive military spending increases. His efforts
were largely unsuccessful; however, Addabbo did achieve to eliminate funding for
MX and Pershing missiles in 1982. Normal mailing folds. Secretarial stamp on
verso, shows through. Staple holes at left corner. Otherwise, fine
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