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Leo Paul Kocialkowski (August 16, 1882 – September 27, 1958) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Leo Kocialkowski
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1943
Preceded byStanley H. Kunz
Succeeded byThomas S. Gordon
Personal details
Born(1882-08-16)August 16, 1882
Chicago, Illinois
DiedSeptember 27, 1958(1958-09-27) (aged 76)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Kocialkowski was orphaned at an early age. He was educated in private schools, which he supplemented by a business course. He worked in various capacities in several business houses in Chicago. He engaged in tax appraisal and delinquent tax supervision in Cook County, Illinois from 1916 to 1932. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1928.

Kocialkowski was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1943). He served as chairman of the Committee on Insular Affairs (Seventy-fourth through Seventy-seventh Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1942. He served as member of the Civil Service Commission of Cook County, Illinois from 1945 to 1949. He died in Chicago, Illinois, September 27, 1958. He was interred in St. Adelbert Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Leo Kocialkowski (id: K000303)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Stanley H. Kunz
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 8th congressional district

1933-1943
Succeeded by
Thomas S. Gordon