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Edwin B. Forsythe

Edwin B. Forsythe, American Congressman. Recipient Citizen of Year award Combined Service Clubs Moorestown, 1962; named Legislator of Year New Jersey Association Chosen Freeholders, 1968, Legislator of Year National Wildlife Federation, 1980.


  • Forsythe, Edwin B. was born on January 17, 1916 in Westtown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Albert H. and Emily (Matlack) Forsythe.

  • Education

    • Graduate high sch.


    • General manager Locust Lane Farm Dairy, Moorestown, New Jersey, 1933-1960, secretary-treas. Delegate Republican National.


    Member 91st-97th congresses from 6th New Jersey District, 98th Congress from 13th New Jersey District. Member Board Health, 1953-1962. Member New Jersey Senate, 1964-1970.

    Member of the board New Jersey Legaue Municipalities, 1958-1962. Member South Jersey Milk Dealers Association (president 1958-1961), New Jersey Milk Industry Association (president 1960-1962).


    • Married Mary McKnight, August 24, 1940.
    • father: Albert H. Forsythe
    • mother: Emily (Matlack) Forsythe
    • spouse: Mary McKnight
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    Died March 29, 1984
    (aged 68)