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Lawyer

Richard J. Congleton, American lawyer. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.; Member American, New Jersey, Essex County (president 1954-1955), Federal bar associations, Association Life Insurance Counsel, Rutgers Law School Alumni Association (president 1952).

Background

Congleton, Richard J. was born on July 25, 1905 in Newark. Son of Jerome T. and Jesse (Tobin) Congleton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Princeton, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Rutgers University, 1931.

Career

Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1931, District of Columbia Bar, 1969. Associate McCarter & English, Newark, 1931-1937. Partner Congleton & McLaughlin, Newark, 1937-1942.

First assistant prosecutor Essex County, New Jersey, 1946-1948. Partner Shanley, Congleton & Fisher, Newark, 1948-1952. Prosecutor Essex County, 1950-1952.

General attorney Prudential Insurance Company American, Newark, 1952-1965, senior vice president, 1965-1970.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American, New Jersey, Essex County (president 1954-1955), Federal bar associations, Association Life Insurance Counsel, Rutgers Law School Alumni Association (president 1952).

Connections

Married Margaret Hedden, June 23, 1930 (deceased).; married second, Melba Coutsonikas, January 20, 1968. Children: Margaret Jane (Mistress James R. Lacey), Richard J., William G.

father:
Jerome T. Congleton

mother:
Jesse (Tobin) Congleton

spouses:
Margaret Hedden

Melba Coutsonikas

children:
Margaret Jane Congleton (Mistress James R. Lacey)

William G. Congleton

Richard J. Congleton