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Bergen County
New Jersey

Politicians who were born in Bergen County

  Cliffside Park: B. Duncan McClave, 1889
  Cresskill: John Ellis, c.1913 — Betsy Markey, 1956
  Dundee Lake: Cornelius A. Cadmus, 1844
  Eastwood (now part of River Vale): Elmer W. Demarest, 1870
  Englewood: Clinton Hamlin Blake, Jr., 1883 — Corliss Lamont, 1902 — Malcolm Muir, 1914 — Malcolm S. Forbes, 1919 — Alexander B. Trowbridge, 1929 — Ron de Lugo, 1930 — Peter F. Secchia, 1937 — Steven R. Rothman, 1952 — Stephen C. Acropolis, 1957 — Scott Garrett, 1959 — Brian R. Martinotti, 1961
  Hackensack: Richard Varick, 1753 — George Cassedy, 1783 — George Zabriskie, 1790 — Alfred T. Holley, 1872 — Garret G. Ackerson, Jr., 1904 — William B. Widnall, 1906 — Eugene E. Demarest, 1907 — John Howard Morrow, 1910 — George B. Harper, 1918 — Dean A. Gallo, 1935 — Jim Tullis, 1941 — Stewart R. Dalzell, 1943 — Bob Franks, 1951
  Leonia: Frank C. Osmers, Jr., 1907
  Midland Park: Warren J. Terhune, 1869 — Garrett W. Hagedorn, 1910
  North Arlington: Thomas J. Gilloon, 1949
  Oradell: Daniel I. Demarest, 1836
  Ridgewood: Christopher J. Connors, 1956
  Rutherford: William H. J. Ely, 1891 — Farleigh Dickinson, Jr., c.1920 — Louis Frey, Jr., 1934
  Schraalenburgh (now Dumont): Clayton Demarest, 1865
  Slotterdam (now part of Elmwood Park): Cornelius G. Garrison, 1801
  Small Lots (now part of Fair Lawn): Andrew H. Demarest, 1844
  Spring Valley (now Paramus): Charles H. Voorhis, 1833
  Teaneck: Leonie M. Brinkema, 1944 — Donna M. Christian-Christensen, 1945 — Steve Lonegan, 1956 — Cathy Ann Bencivengo, 1958
  Tenafly: Jacob Westervelt, 1800 — Thomas D. Thacher, 1881
  Wallington: Henry Helstoski, 1925
  West Englewood: Thomas R. Byrne, 1923
  Wyckoff: John Rathbone Ramsey, 1862
   See also New Jersey birthplaces not assigned to counties.

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