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John E. Hunt

John E. Hunt

United States Congressman from New Jersey
John E. Hunt
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Intro United States Congressman from New Jersey
Was Politician
From United States of America
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 25 November 1908, Lambertville, USA
Death 22 September 1989, Woodbury, USA (aged 80 years)
Star sign Sagittarius
Politics Republican Party
Harvard University
Bronze Star Medal  
Purple Heart  
Air Medal  
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John Edmund Hunt (November 25, 1908 – September 22, 1989) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1967 to 1975.

Early life

Born in Lambertville, New Jersey on November 25, 1908, Hunt attended Newark Business School for three years. He then went on to the New Jersey State Police Academy, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, Harvard School of Police Science, and United States Army Intelligence School. From 1942 to 1946, he served in the United States Army as the Combat Intelligence Officer with the 456th Bomb Group, where he earned a Bronze Star, Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart, and a Presidential Unit Citation with oak leaf cluster.

Political career

Hunt's first elected position was as the sheriff of Gloucester County, New Jersey, from 1959 to 1963, when he was elected to the New Jersey Senate. From 1964 to 1966, he represented all of Gloucester County; from 1966 to January 1967, he represented the 1st Legislative District alongside Frank S. Farley. Hunt then served as the representative to New Jersey's 1st congressional district from January 3, 1967 to January 3, 1975. He lost the 1974 election to future Governor of New Jersey, James Florio.

Hunt lived in Pitman, New Jersey until his death in Woodbury, New Jersey on September 22, 1989.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William T. Cahill
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 1st congressional district

January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1975
Succeeded by
James J. Florio

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 18 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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