MOFFETT, Anthony John, Jr. (Toby)

MOFFETT, Anthony John, Jr. (Toby)
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


MOFFETT, Anthony John, Jr. (Toby), a Representative from Connecticut; born in Holyoke, Hampden County, Mass., August 18, 1944; attended Suffield (Conn.) Elementary School; graduated, Suffield High School; A.B., Syracuse (N.Y.) University, 1966; studied in Florence, Italy, 1963-1964; M.A., Boston (Mass.) College, 1968; served as Director, Office of Students and Youth, Office of United States Commissioner of Education, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1969-1970; staff assistant to United States Senator Walter F. Mondale, 1970-1971; director, Connecticut (Hartford) Citizen Action Group, 1971-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1983); was not a candidate in 1982 for reelection to the United States House of Representatives but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate; television news anchorman in West Hartford, Conn., 1986-1989; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990; is a resident of Stony Creek, Conn.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the Connecticut Citizen Action Group records, 1962-ongoing, 117 linear feet. Moffett included in his role as former director.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreel, Videocassettes, and Audiotape Reel: 1982-1990; 1 commercial on 1 videoreel, 17 commercials on 5 videocassettes, and 5 commercials on 1 audiotape reel. The commercials were used during Anthony Moffett's campaigns for the 1982 U.S. senatorial election and the 1990 U.S. congressional election in District 5 of Connecticut, Democratic Party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Moffett, Toby. Nobody’s Business; The Political Intruder’s Guide to Everyone’s State Legislature. Introduction by Ralph Nader. Riverside, Conn.: Chatham Press, 1973.

.——. The Participation Put-on; Reflections of a Disenchanted Washington Youth Expert. New York: Delacorte Press, 1971.

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