William B. Widnall U.S. Congressperson
William Beck Widnall (March 17, 1906 – December 28, 1983) was a member of the United States House of Representatives for 24 years representing the 7th district of New Jersey as a Republican. Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, Widnall attended public schools. He graduated from Brown University in 1926 with a Ph.B. degree and went on to receive a law degree from the New Jersey Law School (now Rutgers School of Law-Newark) in 1931. Widnall then practiced law in Hackensack and served in the New Jersey General Assembly from 1946 to 1950. He was elected to Congress on February 6, 1950 in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of J. Parnell Thomas. Widnall served until his own resignation from Congress on December 31, 1974 following his failed reelection bid in 1974. After leaving Congress, Widnall served as chairman of the National Commission of Electronic Fund Transfers from November 1975 to 1981. He died in Ridgewood, New Jersey on December 28, 1983.
|Date of birth|
|March 17th, 1906|
|Date of death|
|December 28th, 1983 at age of 77|
1. Brown University Colleges/University
Brown University is a private, Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III (1760–1820), Brown is the third oldest institution of higher education in New England and seventh oldest in the United States.
2013. 2.86 bil. $
2011. 2.18 bil. $
2014. 8.6 %
2013. 9.16 %
2012. 9.6 %
2010. 9.0 %
2013. 44.6 K $
2010. 39.9 K $
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2. Rutgers School of Law–Newark Colleges/University
Rutgers School of Law–Newark is the oldest of three law schools in the U.S. state of New Jersey. It is located at the S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice, at 123 Washington Street, in downtown Newark. Founded in 1908 as the New Jersey Law School, it merged with the University of Newark in 1936, which later became part of Rutgers University. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association; is a member of the Association of American Law Schools; and is registered with the Board of Regents of the State of New York. On September 9, 2008, the law school celebrated its centennial.
2011. 27.04 %
2011. 22.7 K $
|Official web page||law.newark.rutgers.edu|