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history and political science educator

James Joseph Fulcomer, American history and political science educator. Certified High School teacher New Jersey. Named one of Outstanding Young Man of America, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1978; recipient Commendation award, Union County Board Chosen Freeholders, 1976, Most Outstanding Young Republican New Jersey award, Young Representatives New Jersey, 1978.


Fulcomer, James Joseph was born on November 20, 1943 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of James Samuel and Josephine Mary (Decker) Fulcomer.


Bachelor of Engineering, Kean College, 1966. Master of Arts in Political Science, New York University, 1972. Certified high school teacher, New Jersey.


Teacher history and political science Elizabeth High School, since 1968. Councilman Rahway, New Jersey, 1977—1989, since 1993. Moderator Board Deacons, 1986—1987.

Member solid waste disposal committee Union County, Elizabeth, 1972—1974, member environmental health committee, 1972—1976, labor advisory board, 1986—1988, liaison advisory board on education, 1987. Chairman Union County Utilities Authority, 1986—1987. Liaison advisory board Museum Union County History, 1987—1988.

Alternate delegate National Republican Nominating Convention, Miami, Florida, 1972. Chairman Rahway Republican Committee, 1973—1979, since 1981. Member executive board Young Republican National Federation, Washington, 1975—1978.

Chairman Young Representatives New Jersey Inc., 1977—1978. 2d vice chairman Union County Republican Committee, 1980—1981. Member Union County Board Freeholders, 1986—1989, Rahway Housing Authority, 1989—1990.


  • Certified High School teacher New Jersey.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Union County American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations News, 1972-1973.


Member solid waste disposal committee Union County, Elizabeth, 1972-1974. Member Executive Board Young Republican National Federation, Washington, 1975-1978. Member Union County Board Freeholders, 1986-1989, Rahway Housing.

Member Elizabeth Teachers Union (vice president 1972-1982), Elizabeth Education Association (council representative 1969-1971), Rahway Chamber of C. (public relations officer 1982-1983), Steuben Society (1st vice president 1989). Club: Rahway Republican (president 1972-1973). Lodge: Lions (president 1980-1981).


Married Katherine Eleanor Harms Fulcomer, November 15, 1967. Children: Jennifer Jean, Jacqueline Jayne, Jason James.

James Samuel Fulcomer

Josephine Mary (Decker) Fulcomer

Katherine Eleanor Harms Fulcomer

Jennifer Jean Fulcomer

Jacqueline Jayne Fulcomer

Jason James Fulcomer