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Rush Holt is 70 today, the 11th oldest of the nineteen living former Congressmen from New Jersey. The oldest is Cornelius Gallagher, who celebrated his 97th birthday last March. The Bayonne Democrat was first elected to Congress in 1958, making him the only living New Jerseyan to have served in the House while Dwight Eisenhower was still president. Gallagher lost his bid for an eighth term in the 1972 primary.
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