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                        Payne PAYNE, Donald Milford, (father of Donald Payne, Jr.), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., July 16, 1934; graduated from Barringer High School, Newark, N.J., 1952; B.A., Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J., 1957; teacher; insurance executive; president, Young Men’s Christian Association of the United States (YMCA), 1970-1973; member, Essex County, N.J., board of chosen freeholders, 1972-1978; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the Ninety-seventh Congress in 1980; member of the Newark, N.J., Municipal Council, 1982-1988; chairman, Essex county Democratic committee, 2003-2004; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-March 6, 2012); died on March 6, 2012, in Livingston, N.J.

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Representative 01/03/1989 01/03/2012 10 House of Representatives NJ
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Small Business House of Representatives
Homeland Security House of Representatives
Homeland Security House of Representatives
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