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Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen
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  Frederick T. Frelinghuysen was born in Millstone, New Jersey on August 4, 1817. He entered Rutgers College as a sophomore and graduated in 1836. Upon graduation, he studied law in Newark with his uncle. After three years of study he was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1839.
  He was appointed Counsel of the New Jersey Central Railroad Company, as well as the Morris Canal and Banking Company. In 1861, Governor Olden appointed Frelinghuysen Attorney General. When his term expired, Frelinghuysen was reappointed for a new term. In 1867, he was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William Wright.
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