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Frank Pallone,, United States Representative from New Jersey, lawyer. Bar: Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania. Named Consumer Hero, Consumer Federation American, 1997, Legislator of Year, New Jersey Academy Ophthalmology, 1998, Outstanding Legislator of Year, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1999; recipient Cancer Advocacy award, Cancer Institute New Jersey, 1998, International Year of Ocean award, Clean Ocean Action, 1998.

Background

Pallone,, Frank was born on October 30, 1951 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States.

Education

Bachelor cum laude in History and French, Middlebury College, Vermont, 1973. Master of Arts in International Relations, Tufts University School Law and Diplomacy, Massachusetts, 1974. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University School Law, New Jersey, 1978.

Career

Coastal law specialist New Jersey Marine Advisory Service, 1980—1981. Assistant professor sea grant extension progressive Cook College-Rutgers University, New Jersey, 1980—1981. Counsel Monmouth County Protective Services for the Elderly.

Instructor Monmouth County Community College. Maritime attorney New York City, 1982—1984. Member City Council, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1982-1988, New Jersey Senate, 1984-1988, United States Congress from 6th New Jersey district, since 1988, member energy and commerce committee, natural resources committee, chairman health subcommittee.

Co-chair Congressional caucus on Armenian issues United States Congress, founder Congressional caucus on India and Indian American, chair Democratic caucus task force on health and medicare.

Connections

Married Sarah Hospodor. 3 children.