Daniel F. Newman

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Daniel Francis Newman, Sr. (July 25, 1935 – March 13, 2009) was an American Democratic Party politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly and as Mayor of Brick Township, New Jersey.[1]

Newman was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, the son of John and Bertha Newman, and moved to Brick in 1959. He owned two gas stations, a tire company, and a plumbing business. He served on the Board of Education of the Brick Public Schools, the Brick Planning Board, and the Brick Zoning Board of Adjustment.[2]

In 1973, Newman was elected to the State Assembly.[3] He was re-elected in 1975 and 1977.[4] He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election to a fourth term in 1979, losing to Republican Hazel Gluck by 697 votes, 37,221-26,524.[5]

Newman served as Chairman of the Assembly Education Committee.[6]

He was elected Mayor of Brick in 1981 and re-elected in 1985.[7]

He lost a bid for a third term in 1989.[8]


  1. ^ Tomaselli, Author Troy (2009-03-19). "Brick 'town in mourning' with Newman's passing". GMNews Archive. Retrieved 2017-01-10.
  2. ^ "Daniel Francis Newman Sr". Asbury Park Press. 16 March 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  3. ^ Sullivan, Joseph F. (5 November 1973). "Jersey Democrats Solidify '73 Gains in the Assembly". The New York Times.
  4. ^ Gribbons, Joseph (1979). New Jersey Legislative Manual. Fitzgeralds.
  5. ^ "NJ General Assembly 09". OurCampaigns.com. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  6. ^ Waldron, Martin (30 November 1977). "Assembly Will Vote on Allowing A Bigger Rise in School Budgets". The New York Times.
  7. ^ "Daniel Francis Newman Sr". Asbury Park Press. 16 March 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  8. ^ "NEWMAN v. DELAHUNTY". Leagle.com.