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Norman Frederick Lent,, American former congressman. Bar: New York 1957, Florida 1976. Recipient George Estabrook Distinguished Service award Hofstra University, 1967, Israeli Prime Minister's medal, 1977, Distinguished Achievement medal New York City Holland Society, 1987, Tree of Life award Jewish National Fund, 1987, Anatoly Sharansky Freedom award Long Island Committee for Soviet Jewry, 1983.


Lent,, Norman Frederick was born on March 23, 1931 in Oceanside, New York, United States. Son of Norman Frederick and Ellen (Bain) Lent.


Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1952. Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1957. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1975.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Molloy College, 1985. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hofstra College, 1988.


Associate police judge, East Rockaway, New York, 1958-1960;confidential law secretary to, New York State Supreme Court, 1960-1962;member, New York State Senate, 1963-1970;chairman joint legislative committee public health, New York State Senate, 1966-1970;member 92nd Congress, 5th District New York, 1971-1973;member 93rd-102d Congresses, 4th District New York, 1973-1993;vice chairman Energy and Commerce committee, 100th-102nd Congresses United States House Representatives, 1986-1993;vice chairman Merchant Marine subcommittee, 100th-102nd Congresses United States House Representatives, 1987-1993;consultant, Lent & Scrivner, Washington, since 1993. Republican executive leader, East Rockaway, New York, 1968-1970.


  • Bar: New York 1957, Florida 1976.


Member of the board visitors United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York With United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1954. Member Florida Bar Association.


Married Barbara Ann Morris, August 4, 1979. Children from previous marriage: Norman Frederick III, Barbara Anne, Thomas Benjamin (deceased).

Norman Frederick Lent,

Ellen (Bain) Lent,

Barbara Ann Morris