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Benjamin Stanley Rosenthal

(1923 - 1983)


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ROSENTHAL, Benjamin Stanley, a Representative from New York; born in New York City June 8, 1923; attended public schools, Long Island University, and City College; served in the United States Army, 1943-1946; LL.B., Brooklyn Law School, 1949; LL.M., New York University, 1952; admitted to the New York bar in 1949 and commenced practice in New York City; admitted to the Supreme Court bar in 1954; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-seventh Congress, by special election, on February 20, 1962, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lester Holtzman; reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses, and served from January 20, 1962 until his death on January 4, 1983 in Washington, D.C.; interment at Beth-David Cemetery, Elmont, N.Y.


Sources: Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress

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