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Former Area Congressman Robert A. Roe Dies At Age 90

Former Wayne mayor and Passaic County representative Robert A. Roe passes away at age 90 Tuesday.

Robert A. Roe, former Wayne mayor and Passaic County Representative from 1956 to 1961, passed away Tuesday at the age of 90 from natural causes.

A World War II veteran, Roe was a Passaic County freeholder, was chosen at a contested Democratic Party meeting to fill a vacancy in Congress in 1969. He went on to be elected to the seat 11 times, according to northjersey.com.

Read more: http://www.northjersey.com/news/former-rep-robert-a-roe-longtime-congressman-from-passaic-county-dies-at-age-90-1.1051435

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