George J. Hochbrueckner
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George J. Hochbrueckner
George J. Hochbrueckner
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 1st district

January 3, 1987 - January 3, 1995
William Carney
Michael Forbes
Member of the
New York State Assembly

January 1, 1975 - December 31, 1984
Peter J. Costigan
Robert J. Gaffney
Constituency2nd district (1975-82)
4th district (1983-84)
Personal details
Born (1938-09-20) September 20, 1938 (age 81)
Queens, New York
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceLong Island, New York

George Joseph Hochbrueckner (born September 20, 1938) is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Education and career

After graduating high school in 1956, Hochbrueckner served in the United States Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technician until he was honorably discharged in 1959. He attended college for 2-1/2 years, including the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Hofstra University, and California State University, Northridge. He then pursued on the job training as an engineer, working for Litton and Teledyne in California and Grumman in New York.[1]

Hochbrueckner was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1975 to 1984, sitting in the 181st, 182nd, 183rd, 184th and 185th New York State Legislatures. He was elected to Congress in 1986 and represented New York's 1st congressional district from January 3, 1987 until January 3, 1995. He lost his seat to Michael P. Forbes during the Republican Revolution of 1994.

He is now a Senior Policy Advisor at Nossaman LLP, working out of their Washington, DC office.

Personal life

Hochbrueckner and his wife Carol were married in 1961. They lived in California from 1961 to 1968, then returned to Long Island. They have four children.[1]


  1. ^ a b "George J. Hochbrueckner". Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership. Archived from the original on March 3, 2011. Retrieved 2011.

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