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  Jack Rafferty, former Hamilton mayor and [NJ] assemblyman, dies at 82
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AuthorDavid Wildstein
News DateThursday, February 18, 2021 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionJack Rafferty, an affable and transformational former six-term mayor of Hamilton Township, died on Wednesday night. He was 82.

Rafferty was elected mayor in 1975 and held the post for 24 years. He also served one term in the New Jersey State Assembly and sought the Republican nomination for governor in 1981.

In 1980, Rafferty was the New Jersey co-chairman of Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaign. He up for the post a time when Reagan’s nomination was less than certain.
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