Frank Pallone

Frank Pallone Jr. ( born October 30, 1951 in Long Branch, New Jersey) is an American politician. Since 1988 he represents the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frank Pallone attended until 1973, the Middlebury College in Vermont. Then he studied until 1974 at Tufts University in Massachusetts. After a subsequent law studies at the city's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at the School of Law at Rutgers University and its made ​​in 1978 admitted to the bar he began to work in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career. Between 1982 and 1988, Pallone was a member of the city council of Long Branch. From 1983 to 1988 he sat in the Senate from New Jersey.

After the death of Mr James J. Howard was Pallone at the due election for the third seat from New Jersey as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he took up his new mandate on 8 November 1988. After eleven previously re- election, he can exercise his mandate in Congress today. Since 1993 he represents as the successor of Bernard J. Dwyer the sixth district of his state. In his time as a congressman of the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, the Iraq war and the military mission in Afghanistan fell. In Congress, Frank Pallone is a member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Natural Resources, as well as a total of four subcommittees. He is married and lives privately in his birthplace of Long Branch.