Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
DADDARIO, Emilio Quincy (1918-2010)

DADDARIO, EMILIO QUINCY, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Newton Center, Suffolk County, Mass., September 24, 1918; attended the public schools in Boston, Mass., Tilton (N.H.) Academy, and Newton (Mass.) Country Day School; graduated from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., in 1939; attended Boston University Law School 1939-1941; transferred to University of Connecticut and graduated in 1942; was admitted to the bar in Connecticut and Massachusetts in 1942 and commenced the practice of law in Middletown, Conn.; in February 1943 enlisted as a private in the United States Army; assigned to the Office of Strategic Services at Fort Meade, Md.; served overseas in the Mediterranean Theater; was separated from the service as a captain in September 1945; awarded the United States Legion of Merit and Italian Medaglia d'Argento medals; member of the Connecticut National Guard; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1946-1948; appointed judge of the Middletown Municipal Court and served from 1948 to 1950 when he was called into active service with the Forty-third Division of the Connecticut National Guard during the Korean conflict; served as a major with the Far East Liaison Group in Korea and Japan until separated from the service as a major in 1952; resumed the practice of law in Hartford, Conn.; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1971); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-second Congress in 1970; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Connecticut in 1970; Director, Office of Technology Assessment, 1973-1977; president, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1977-1978; co-chair, American Bar Association, Association for the Advancement of Sciences, Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, 1979-1989; died on July 7, 2010, in Washington, D.C.

Wesleyan University
Special Collections & Archives
Middletown, CT
Papers: 1959-1970, 53 linear feet.
The Emilio Q. Daddario Congressional Papers include papers from his Congressional office as well as documents pertaining to the work of his Subcommittee on Science, Research and Development. See individual series for more detail about the contents of the collection. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


University of California, San Diego
Mandeville Special Collections Library
San Diego, CA
Papers: 1984, 1 item.
The speech entitled "The Revelle Impact" was delivered by Emilio Daddario on March 9, 1994 at a symposium honoring the 75th birthday of Roger Revelle held at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Emilio Daddario, who represented the First District of Connecticut in Congress describes Roger Revelle's achievements in science and public policy.


University of Connecticut Libraries
Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
Storrs, CT
Papers: In the Ralph J. Pancallo Papers, 1926-1984, 14 linear feet.
The papers include correspondence with U.S. Representative Emilio Q. Daddario relating to labor legislation.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Film reels: 1970, 14 commercials on 1 film reel.
The commercials used during Emilio Daddario's campaign for the 1970 gubernatorial election in Connecticut, Democratic Party.


University of Pennsylvania
Special Collections, Van Pelt Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In the Marian Anderson Papers, 1970, 1 item.
Correspondents include Emilio Quincy Daddario.


Yale University Library
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the Chester Bowles Papers, 1924-1982, 180.5 linear feet.
Correspondents include Emilio Quincy Daddario.

  • Daddario, Emilio Quincy. "Congress and the Social Sciences." American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 40 (January 1970): 14-21.
  • ___. "Science, Technology, and the American Congress." Parliamentarian 51 (October 1970): 253-62.
  • ___. "Technology Assessment Legislation." Harvard Journal on Legislation 7 (May 1970): 507-32.