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Arthur J. Sills
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  Arthur J. Sills was born in Brooklyn, New York on October 19, 1917. His family moved to Perth Amboy in 1921, where he attended the public schools and was graduated from Perth Amboy High School in 1934. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree at Rutgers University in 1938 and his law degree at Harvard University in 1941. Sills was associated with the law offices of David T. Wilentz from 1941 to 1950. From 1950 until 1962, he was a partner in the Perth Amboy law firm of Wilentz, Goldman, Spitzer & Sills.
  Sills was nominated by Governor Richard J. Hughes for the position of state Attorney General on Inauguration Day, January 16, 1962. The nomination was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate and Sills took the oath of office later the same day.
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