Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
BIAGGI, Mario (1917-2015)

BIAGGI, MARIO, a Representative from New York; born in New York City October 26, 1917; graduated from P.S. 171 and Harren High School, New York City; LL.B., New York Law School, 1963; admitted to the bar of the State of New York; senior partner of Biaggi, Ehrich & Lang, New York City; served as community relations specialist with the New York State Division of Housing and assistant to the secretary of state, New York State, 1961-1965; member of the New York City Police Department, 1942-1965; retired on line of duty disability as lieutenant; holds police department's medal of honor plus twenty-seven other decorations; also holds Medal of Honor for Valor from National Police Officers Association of America, and is included in Association's Hall of Fame; elected president, National Police Officers Association of America, 1967; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1969, until his resignation August 5, 1988; unsuccessful candidate in 1992 for nomination to the One Hundred Third Congress; died on June 24, 2015, in the Bronx, New York City, N.Y.

Bronx County Historical Society
Bronx, NY
Papers: ca. 1969-1988, approximately 500 cubic feet.
The papers of Mario Biaggi document his tenure as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. The collection is currently unprocessed but available for research. Please contact the Bronx County Historical Society in advance to schedule an appointment. Phone: (718)881-8900; E-mail: Pderrick@bronxhistoricalsociety.org.


New York State Library
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY
Oral Histories: In the Bronx Regional and Community History Institute Oral History Collection, 1981-1985, approximately 40 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Mario Biaggi.

Papers: In the Lillian LoĢpez papers, 1928-1998, 2.67 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Mario Biaggi.


West Virginia University
West Virginia and Regional History Collection
Morgantown, WV
Papers: In the Glass Workers' Protective League records 1947-1976, approximately 1 foot.
Persons represented include Mario Biaggi.

Papers: In the West Virginia Labor Federation AFL-CIO papers, 1897-1972, approximately 230 feet.
Persons represented include Mario Biaggi.

Papers: In the West Virginia Labor Federation AFL-CIO papers, 1905-1959, 5 feet.
Persons represented include Mario Biaggi.

  • Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Mario Biaggi, Democratic Representative from New York. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.