Emanuel Celler

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Birthday
6, 1888
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 15, 1981 (92)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1888
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 15, 1981 (92)

About

America politician and Democrat from New York who served in the United States House of Representatives for almost 50 years, from 1923 to 1973. After losing the the 1972 Democratic primary in his district he became the most senior Representative to ever lose a primary.

Before Fame

He attended both Columbia University's undergraduate program and it's law school before practicing law.

Trivia

He is the longest serving member of either house of Congress in New York's history.

Family Life

He was married to his wife, Stella Barr, until his death.

Associated With

He was a vocal opponent of Senator Joseph McCarthy.

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