PODELL, Bertram L.

PODELL, Bertram L.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


PODELL, Bertram L., a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., December 27, 1925; attended Yeshiva of Flatbush and Abraham Lincoln High School, St. John's University and Brooklyn Law School; admitted to the bar in 1950 and commenced practice in New York City; served in the United States Navy, 1944-1946; member of the State assembly, 1954-1968; elected as a Democrat to the Ninetieth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Abraham J. Multer, and reelected to the three succeeding Congresses (February 20, 1968-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; resumed the practice of law in New York City; died on August 17, 2005, in New York, N.Y.

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

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External Research Collections

Rutgers University Libraries
Special Collections and University Archives

New Brunswick, NJ
Papers: In the New Democratic Coalition of New York Records, 1960-1978, 49 cubic feet. Persons represented include Bertram Podell.

University at Albany Libraries, SUNY
M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives

Albany, NY
Papers: ca. 1967-1975, 13.2 cubic feet. The papers of Congressman Bertram L. Podell.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Bertram L. Podell, Democratic Representative from New York. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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