Frank Sundstrom

Frank Leander Sundstrom ( born January 5, 1901 in Massena, St. Lawrence County, New York; † 23 May 1980, Summit, New Jersey ) was an American politician. Between 1943 and 1949 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frank Sundstrom attended the public schools of his home. Between 1918 and 1920 he worked as a newspaper reporter and publisher. By 1924, he studied at Cornell University in Ithaca; This year, he was football coach at Indiana University in Bloomington. Between 1925 and 1969, Sundstrom worked in New York City in the banking sector and the stock market. He lived in neighboring New Jersey. Politically, he was a member of the Republican Party. From 1940 to 1946 he led the party chairmanship in East Orange.

In the congressional elections of 1942, Sundstrom in the eleventh electoral district of New Jersey was in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Albert L. Vreeland on January 3, 1943. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1949 three legislative periods. During his time in Congress, the end of the Second World War and the beginning of the Cold War fell. 1948 defeated Democrat Hugh Joseph Addonizio Sundstrom said. Between 1954 and 1969 he was next to his activities on the stock market and the banking industry also vice president of the company Schenley Industries, Inc. From 1969 to 1976 he was Vice President of the Tobacco Institute; 1976 to 1980 he served as a consultant in the distillery industry. Frank Sundstrom died on 23 May 1980 in Summit.