He served as our Great Congressman from 1975 to 2003. He was Chairman of the House Small Business Committee for many years. He graduated from Canisius High School and Canisius College, (that’s a True Buffalo guy). He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era and achieved the rank of Captain. He also played a crucial role in making ” The Mainline Mile” (Rapid Transit) a reality . He served his people well and had a Lifetime of Great Achievements in Western New York.
The Buffalo New Rapid Transit Task Force – “The Main Line Mile” becomes Reality- U.S. Rep. John LaFalce, U. S. Rep. Henry Nowak, County Executive Ed Rutkowski, NYS Assembly Arthur Eve, Buffalo Mayor Jimmy Griffin.
They made things happen in Buffalo New York.
Above is a letter from Congressman John Joseph LaFalce to my father, Phil Ranallo.
Congressman John Joseph LaFalce believed in Western New York.
Class! all the way!, Thank you for serving the People so well- John Joseph LaFalce!