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Frank Lautenberg
United States Senator
from New Jersey
In office
January 3, 2003 â€“ June 3, 2013
Preceded by Robert Torricelli
Succeeded by Jeffrey Chiesa
In office
December 27, 1982 â€“ January 3, 2001
Preceded by Nicholas Brady
Succeeded by Jon Corzine
Personal details
Born Frank Raleigh Lautenberg
(1924-01-23)January 23, 1924
Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
Died June 3, 2013(2013-06-03) (aged 89)
New York, New York, U.S.
Resting place Arlington National Cemetery
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lois Levenson (1956–1988)
Bonnie Englebardt (2004–2013)


Education Nutley High School
Columbia Business School
Religion Judaism
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army Signal Corps
Years of service 1942–1946
Rank Technician Fifth Grade[1]
Unit 3185th Signal Service Battalion[1]
Battles/wars World War II

One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless.
Frank Lautenberg
I say I don't need a tax cut. It will not do me any more good. I can't buy more, I can't eat more, I can't do more, and I want it distributed among the ordinary people who work every day.
Frank Lautenberg
People at .08 are too impaired to drive. Studies show that at .08, the ability to perform critical driving functions is decreased by as much as 60 percent.
Frank Lautenberg
The President should spend his time going after the terrorists rather than sharing sensitive counter terrorism information with countries that sponsor terrorism.
Frank Lautenberg
I ask the vice president to stop dodging the issue with legalese, and acknowledge his continued ties with Halliburton to the American people.
Frank Lautenberg
Municipal networks expand economic opportunities. We've got to open new doors, not slam them shut.
Frank Lautenberg
Should those whose actions lead to the death or injury of a child get a free pass?
Frank Lautenberg
Anybody who has ever been in business, anybody who has ever paid bills, anybody who has ever lived in a serious adult life knows that indebtedness is a killer.
Frank Lautenberg
I had hoped to hear the President tonight tell the Congress and the American people exactly how he plans to tackle some of the important issues facing this country, unfortunately I did not.
Frank Lautenberg