Jerome T. Congleton

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Jerome T. Congleton
Mayor of Newark
In office
January 1, 1928 – January 1, 1933
Preceded by Thomas Lynch Raymond
Succeeded by Meyer C. Ellenstein
Personal details
Born (1876-08-25)August 25, 1876
Newark, New Jersey
Died December 10, 1936(1936-12-10) (aged 60)
Political party Republican

Jerome Taylor Congleton (August 25, 1876 – December 10, 1936) served as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1928 to 1933.


He 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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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Lynch Raymond
Mayor of Newark
Succeeded by
Meyer C. Ellenstein