Jerome T. Congleton

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Jerome T. Congleton (1876–1936) served as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1928 to 1933.

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Jerome Taylor Congleton was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 25, 1876, the son of Joseph Norton Congleton and the former Mary Isabel Wade.[1]

Congleton was elected as Mayor of Newark in 1928. In a wave of anti-incumbent backlash, he lost re-election.[2]

On December 10, 1936, Congleton suffered a heart attack while driving his car and died. He was 60 years old.[2]

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Preceded by
Thomas Lynch Raymond
Mayor of Newark
1928–1933
Succeeded by
Meyer C. Ellenstein