Anthony Romano

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Anthony L. Romano is an American Democratic Party politician, who represents District 5 on the Hudson County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders; one of nine members who serve in a legislative role administering all county business. Romano was elected in 2008 and took office on January 2, 2009.[1] He was re-elected November 4, 2014 in an uncontested race.[2]

Both of Romano's grandfathers immigrated from Italy to the United States during the First World War.[3] Born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, Romano is a Retired Captain of Police, serving with the Hoboken Police Department from 1978 through 2011.[4] Romano is also a former teacher at Hoboken High School with degrees in history from St. Peter's College and criminal justice from New Jersey City University.[5]

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  1. ^ "Anthony Romano takes office as Hoboken's county freeholder". The Jersey Journal. January 2, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  2. ^ "Hudson County General Election November 4, 2014 Official Results". Hudson County Clerk. November 17, 2014. Retrieved 2014-12-23. 
  3. ^ Rosero, Jessica. "Servant of the People" Archived May 23, 2013, at the Wayback Machine., H magazine, April 1, 2013. Accessed August 18, 2013. "Romano’s family tree goes back three generations in Hoboken. Both his paternal and maternal grandparents came over from Italy during World War I, as well as his Great Uncles Joseph and Jerry Romano."
  4. ^ "Freeholder candidate profiles - Anthony Romano". Hoboken Now. June 2, 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-04. 
  5. ^ "Hudson County - Freeholder Biographies". Hudson County, New Jersey. Retrieved February 1, 2011.