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Frederick Frelinghuysen

Frederick Frelinghuysen

  • Broad St, Military Park, Newark, NJ 07102
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Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen was one of Nineteenth century New Jersey's most successful and enduring politicians. Born to wealth and eminence, Frederick Frelinghuysen kept up his family's tradition of financial success in the law, and then public service, serving as United States Senator and United States Secretary of State. He had lived near Military Park, this statue was unveiled in August 1894 before a crowd of 1,000 nearly ten years after his death.