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Bernardsville in Somerset County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Honorable Millicent Fenwick

1910-1992

 
 
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By Raymond Siwek, October 19, 2020
1. The Honorable Millicent Fenwick
Inscription.  
“Where there is no vision, people will perish. There must be a balance of common sense, humility and vision.”

The Honorable Millicent Fenwick
1910-1992

Mrs. Fenwick worked all her life for the promotion of civil rights, consumer interests, prison reform and ecological conservation. Beginning in 1938 she served on the Bernardsville Board of Education and the Bernardsville Borough Council. 1970-1974 she served as New Jersey State Assemblywoman and as Director of Consumser Affairs. Age age 64 in 1975, she was elected to the United States House of Representatives where, as one of only sixteen Congresswomen out of 432 members, she served four terms. President Reagan apppinted her as United States Ambassador to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome 1983-1987.

Mrs. Fenwick lived her life with courage and conviction. She said she wanted to be remembered as one who was useful.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWomen.
 
Location. 40° 43.056′ 
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By Raymond Siwek, October 28, 2020
2. The Honorable Millicent Fenwick Marker
N, 74° 34.217′ W. Marker is in Bernardsville, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Mine Brook Road (U.S. 202) and Quimby Lane, on the right when traveling east on Mine Brook Road. Located at the east end of the Bernardsville Train Station parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville NJ 07924, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bernardsville Train Station (a few steps from this marker); Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bernardsville Fire Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Bernardsville War Memorials (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bernards Township 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Brick Academy (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bernards Township War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Early Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bernardsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Millicent Fenwick (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 31, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Millicent Fenwick, Her Way. (Submitted on October 31, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Honorable Millicent Fenwick image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, October 19, 2020
3. The Honorable Millicent Fenwick
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2020, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2020, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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