Downey, Thomas Joseph, a Representative from New York ; born in Ozone Park, Queens County, N.Y., January 28, 1949; attended public schools in West Islip, N.Y.; B.S., Cornell University, 1970; St. John's University Law School, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1972-1974; J.D., American University, 1979; served as Suffolk County (N.Y.) Legislator, 1972-1974; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1972; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the eight succedding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of Amityville, N.Y.
From the description of Thomas J. Downey. Papers. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 180689616