Joseph J. Minnick, American politician, Died at 82

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Joseph J. “Sonny” Minnick, born on March 16, 1933, and passed away October 12, 2015.

Joseph was an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party.

Joseph was born in Dundalk, Maryland on March 16, 1933.

He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Upon arriving home, he joined his brother Dan Minnick Jr. to take over the management of Minnick’s Hollywood Inn, a family business founded by his grandfather in the early 1920s, now known as Minnick’s Restaurant and Catering Business, Inc. Joseph’s bar was raided on June 29, 2011 which seized five video devices believed to be involved in illegal gambling. Minnick has not been charged.

Joseph has been active with both the Restaurant Association and with veteran’s groups.

Joseph is a strong supporter of Small businesses in the State of Maryland.

Joseph J. Minnick died on October 12, 2015 from a blood disease.