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Serving Our Veterans Because They Served Us


DAV NJ Past Department Commander's (PDC) List


  • 1922-23 W. Bill *
  • 1923-24 Frank Muzolio *
  • 1924-25 Harry Deen *
  • 1925-26 William J. Miller *
  • 1926-27 John A. Cooper *
  • 1927-28 Wm. J. Dodd PNC *
  • 1928-29 Louis Sklarey *
  • 1929-30 Joseph Curcio *
  • 1930-31 William J. Miller *
  • 1930-31 William J. Curcio *
  • 1931-32 Ben Kaufman *
  • 1932-33 Edward Caroll *
  • 1933-34 Jerry Bennett *
  • 1934-35 Jack Peterson *
  • 1935-36 James J. Foley *
  • 1936-37 Lew Tannenbaum *
  • 1937-38 Edward M. Foran *
  • 1938-39 Francis Loewinsohn *
  • 1939-40 Joseph Fennell *
  • 1940-41 Matthew A. Brady *
  • 1941-42 Charles Y. Barnes *
  • 1942-43 Thomas G. Siddal *
  • 1943-44 Warren G. Shaw *
  • 1944-45 Ralph Damiano *
  • 1945-46 Jacob Singer *
  • 1946-47 Charles H. McSprit *
  • 1947-48 Charles L. Edelt *
  • 1948-49 Charles H. McSprit *
  • 1949-50 John J. Mullin *
  • 1950-51 Joseph F. Burkes PNC *
  • 1951-52 Peter Burpo *
  • 1952-53 Edward J. Kuntz *
  • 1953-54 William Hewitt *
  • 1954-55 Maurice Sweeney *
  • 1955-56 Peter J. Kager *
  • 1956-57 James F. Patten *
  • 1957-58 Raymond Bearce *
  • 1958-59 David W. Smith *
  • 1959-60 J. Vincent Moyniham *
  • 1960-61 William B. Pirone *
  • 1961-62 Leon Sanchez *
  • 1962-63 Peter L. Ziccardi *
  • 1963-64 Samuel Donofrio *
  • 1964-65 James Appleman *
  • 1965-66 Jess J. Stein *
  • 1966-67 Fred F. Banghardt *
  • 1967-68 John F. Benyei *
  • 1968-69 Emil Szewczyk *
  • 1969-70 Frank Ricketti *
  • 1970-71 Russell Winkler *
  • 1971-72 Samuel LoBue *
  • 1972-73 Anthony P. Barile *
  • 1973-74 Roy G. Collonns *
  • 1974-75 Roy F. Friedman *
  • 1975-76 Daniel C. Gala
  • 1976-77 Phillip Festa *
  • 1977-78 Michael Truscello *
  • 1978-79 Nick DeBenedetto *
  • 1979-80 Jerome Loncosky *
  • 1980-81 Paul J. Tuliano
  • 1981-82 Charles Juliussen *
  • 1982-83 Richard Ferraro *
  • 1983-84 Frank Dazzo *
  • 1984-85 John Chaplick
  • 1985-86 Jerome Hogan
  • 1986-87 Robert Anderson *
  • 1987-88 Carlie Carrol *
  • 1988-89 John Gallene *
  • 1989-90 Wilson Asbury, Jr.
  • 1990-91 George Rusnack III
  • 1991-92 Joseph Lewellyn
  • 1992-93 Albert Fanslau *
  • 1993-94 Walter Kaczmarek
  • 1994-95 Cris M. Boutilette
  • 1995-96 Salvatore Lo Sauro
  • 1996-97 Joseph Trulio
  • 1997-98 Michael A. Christie *
  • 1998-99 Eugene J. Newton *
  • 1999-00 Robert H. Yancey
  • 2000-01 Richard E. Manners *
  • 2001-02 Daniel T. Flynn
  • 2002-03 Herbert G. Henn *
  • 2003-04 Donald William
  • 2004-05 Mary Bencivenga
  • 2005-06 Joseph Harris
  • 2006-07 Stephen Duncan
  • 2007-08 Virginia Dempsey
  • 2008-09 Timothy Thomas
  • 2009-10 Robert MacDonald
  • 2010-11 Paul P. Dormida
  • 2011-12 Stephen Smith
  • 2012-13 Don Schoties
  • 2013-14 Craig J. McTernan
  • 2014-15 John Regan
  • 2015-16 Michael A. Cherepon
  • 2016-17 John Opatovsk

* Indicates Deceased