Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
DWYER, Bernard James (1921-1998)

DWYER, BERNARD JAMES, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., January 24, 1921; attended the public schools; attended Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.; United States Navy, 1940-1945; insurance broker; member, Edison (N.J.) Township Council, 1958-1969; mayor, Edison, 1969-1973; served in the New Jersey senate, 1974-1980; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on October 31, 1998; interment in St. Gertrude's Cemetery, Colonia, N.J.

Rutgers University Libraries
Special Collections and University Archives
New Brunswick, NJ
Papers: 1981-1992, 60 cubic feet.
The papers of Bernard James Dwyer include congressional office files consisting chiefly of documentation accumulated while he was a member of the Committee on Appropriations. Advance notice is required to access the collection because it is stored offsite.