John A. Sweeney
John A. Sweeney
|Member of the New Jersey General Assembly from the 8th Legislative District|
January 8, 1974 – January 13, 1976
|Preceded by||District created|
|Succeeded by||Jim Saxton|
|Born||November 6, 1941|
Trenton, New Jersey
John A. Sweeney (born November 6, 1941) is an American Democratic Party politician who served a single two-year term in the New Jersey General Assembly from the 8th Legislative District from 1974 to 1976.
A resident of Florence Township, New Jersey, Sweeney graduated from Seton Hall University School of Law. After serving in the General Assembly, Sweeney served as the Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement before serving for eight years as the Assignment Judge in Burlington County, New Jersey. He was appointed by Stuart Rabner, Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, to serve a term expiring in February 2021 on the Council on Local Mandates, and has served as the council's acting chair.
- "Asbury Park Press from Asbury Park, New Jersey on November 4, 1973 · Page 16". Newspapers.com. 1973-11-04. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
- "Asbury Park Press from Asbury Park, New Jersey on November 5, 1975 · Page 8". Newspapers.com. 1975-11-05. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
- Council Members, New Jersey Council on Local Mandates. Accessed December 24, 2017. "The Acting Chair of the Council is Hon. John A. Sweeney, Florence (Appointed by Chief Justice Stuart Rabner, term expires February 1, 2021), Assignment Judge of Burlington County from 2000 until his retirement in 2008. A graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law, Judge Sweeney previously served a term in the New Jersey General Assembly, was Chief Counsel to Governor Florio, and later Director of the Division of Gaming Enforcement."