NALC Office of the President: J. Joseph Vacca Records

Accession Number: 
LR001914
Extent: 
7 linear feet (7 SB)

J. Joseph Vacca was elected the 15th president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) at the 50th Biennial Convention in 1976, with his official term beginning in January of 1977. Vacca began his career in the Post Office Department at Branch No. 40 in Cleveland in 1948. Moving quickly through the ranks, Vacca served as station representative and branch president before being elected national assistant secretary-treasurer in 1968, vice president in 1972, and executive vice president in 1974. In 1976, Vacca ran for president against Vincent R. Sombrotto, winning the election, but was defeated by Sombrotto in his bid for reelection in 1978.

Date: 
1966-1979, bulk 1976-1979
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