Frank R. Lautenberg

US Senator  


  • LAUTENBERG, Frank Raleigh, a Senator from New Jersey; born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., January 23, 1924; graduated, Columbia University School of Business, New York City 1949; served in the United States Army Signal Corps 1942-1946; businessman; commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 1978-1982; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1982 for the term commencing January 3, 1983; subsequently appointed by the Governor on December 27, 1982, to complete the unexpired term of Nicholas F. Brady; reelected in 1988 and 1994 and served from December 27, 1982, to January 3, 2001; chose not to run for reelection in 2000; again elected to the United States Senate in 2002 for the term ending January 3, 2009.
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10/11/2009
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