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 Florence Price Dwyer

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Florence Price Dwyer

  • Birth 4 Jul 1902 Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 29 Feb 1976 Elizabeth, Union County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 7538810

US Congresswoman. Born Florence Louise Price in Reading, Pennsylvania, she took special courses at Rutgers Law School, before moving to New Jersey. There she became the New Jersey State Legislation Chairman of the New Jersey Federation of Business and Professional Women. She served in the New Jersey State Assembly, (1950-56). In 1957, she was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fifth Congress and to the next seven succeeding Congresses, serving until 1973. Not a candidate for reelection, she lived in retirement until her death at 73 in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

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  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 5 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7538810
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florence Price Dwyer (4 Jul 1902–29 Feb 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7538810, citing Saint Gertrudes Cemetery, Colonia, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .