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Edwin B. Forsythe Edit Profile

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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.

Background

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.

Career

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

Membership

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).

Connections

Married Mary McKnight, August 24, 1940.

father:
Albert H. Forsythe

mother:
Emily (Matlack) Forsythe

spouse:
Mary McKnight