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Peter Hood Ballantine FRELINGHUYSEN, Jr.

(1916- )

FRELINGHUYSEN, Peter Hood Ballantine, Jr., (cousin of Joseph Sherman Frelinghuysen, great-grandson of Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, great-great-nephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen, and great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen), a Representative from New Jersey; born in New York City January 17, 1916; attended St. Mark’s School, Southboro, Mass.; graduated from Princeton University in 1938 and from Yale Law School in 1941; admitted to the bar the same year and practiced law in New York City from December 1941 to April 1942; served in Office of Naval Intelligence from September 1942 to December 1945 and was released to inactive duty with a commission as lieutenant; took postgraduate work in history at Columbia University in 1946 and 1947; on staff of Foreign Affairs Task Force of the Hoover Commission from May to October 1948; engaged in investment business in New York City; director of Howard Savings Bank, Livingston, N.J.; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-third Congress and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1953-January 3, 1975); was not a candidate in 1974 for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress; is a resident of Morristown, N.J.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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