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United States representative , New Jersey

Margaret Scafati Roukema, Congresswoman. Trustee Spring House, Paramus, New Jersey; trustee Leukemia Society Northern New Jersey, Family Counseling Service for Ridgewood and Vicinity; member Bergen County (New Jersey) Republican Committee; Northwest Bergen County campaign manager for gubernatorial candidate Tom Kean, 1977. Member Business and Professional Women's Organisation.

Background

Roukema, Margaret Scafati was born on September 19, 1929 in West Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Claude Thomas and Margaret (D'Alessio) Scafati.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors in History and Political Science, Montclair State College, 1951; postgraduate in history and guidance, Montclair State College, 1951-1953; postgraduate program in city and regional planning, Rutgers University, 1975.

Career

Teacher history, government, public schools, Livingston and Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1951-1955; member, 97th-105th Congresses from 5th New Jersey district, Washington, District of Columbia, since 1981; member Banking, Finance Urban Affairs committee, subcommittee Housing, Community development, International development, Finance, Trade, Monetary Policy, Economics Growth, on member Credit formation, Education Labor committee, subcommittee labor management relations, elementary, secretary, vocational education, postsecondary education training. Vice president Ridgewood Board Education, 1970-1973. Board directors, co-founder Ridgewood Senior Citizens Housing Corporation.

Chairwoman Finance Institute and Consumer Credit Substitute Committee United States Congress. Sponcer Family Medical Leave United States Congress.

Membership

Trustee Spring House, Paramus, New Jersey. Trustee Leukemia Society Northern New Jersey, Family Counseling Service for Ridgewood and Vicinity. Member Bergen County (New Jersey) Republican Committee.

Northwest Bergen County campaign manager for gubernatorial candidate Tom Kean, 1977. Board member Children's Aid and Family Services, The Red Cross, Ramapo College. Member Business and Professional Women's Organization Clubs: College of Ridgewood, Ridgewood Republican.

Connections

Married Richard W. Roukema, August 23, 1951. Children— Margaret, Todd (deceased), Gregory.

father:
Claude Thomas Scafati

mother:
Margaret (D'Alessio) Scafati

spouse:
Richard W. Roukema

children:
Todd Roukema (deceased)

Margaret Roukema

Gregory Roukema