Career Politicians List of Famous New Jersey Politicians

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List of famous New Jersey politicians, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of politicians born in New Jersey includes members of all political parties, with New Jersey-born politicians of both national and local prominence. This popular New Jersey politicians list contains information about each politician, such as when and where they were born. If you want to find out even more about these politicians you can click their names to discover even more details about them. Congressmen and women from New Jersey may either be in the Senate or House of Representatives. Politicians on this poll include Barney Frank and Antonin Scalia

If you want to answer the questions, "Which politicians are from New Jersey?" and "Who are the most famous New Jersey congressmen?" than this list will help you out.
A. Harry Moore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous New Jersey Politicians
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Arthur Harry Moore was a Democrat who was the 39th Governor of New Jersey, serving three terms between 1926 and 1941. He was the longest-serving New Jersey Governor in the 20th century and the only New Jersey Governor elected to serve three separate non-consecutive terms. Moore represented New Jersey in the United States Senate from January 3, 1935, to January 17, 1938, when he stepped down to begin his third term as Governor of New Jersey. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Title: Governor of New Jersey

Party: Democratic Party

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Aaron Burr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous New Jersey Politicians
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Aaron Burr, Jr. was the third Vice President of the United States; he served during President Thomas Jefferson's first term. After serving as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, Burr became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the New York State Assembly, was appointed New York State Attorney General, was chosen as a United States Senator from the state of New York, and reached the apex of his career as Vice President. The highlight of Burr's tenure as President of the Senate was the Senate's first impeachment trial, of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase. In 1804, the last full year of his single term as Vice President, Burr killed his political rival ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Title: Vice President of the United States, United States Senator

District: New York

Party: Federalist Party, Democratic-Republican Party

Governmental Body: United States Senate

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Aaron Kitchell was a blacksmith and politician from Hanover Township, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey in both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. Born in Hanover, he attended the common schools and became a blacksmith. He was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly in 1781–1782, 1784, 1786–1790, 1793–1794, 1797, 1801–1804, and 1809. and was elected to the Second Congress. He was elected to the Third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Abraham Clark and was reelected to the Fourth Congress, serving from January 29, 1795, to March 4, 1797. He resumed his former business activities, and was elected to the Sixth Congress. He was then elected as a ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Hanover, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Title: United States Senator, United States Representative

District: New Jersey's at-large congressional district, New Jersey's 2nd congressional district, New Jersey

Party: Democratic-Republican Party

Governmental Body: United States House of Representatives, United States Senate

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Aaron Ogden was a United States Senator and the fifth Governor of New Jersey. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Title: United States Senator, Governor of New Jersey

District: New Jersey

Party: Federalist Party

Governmental Body: United States Senate

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