U.S. Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr.

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Joseph Allen Frear, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rising Sun, Rising Sun-Lebanon, Kent County, Delaware, United States
Death: January 15, 1993 (89)
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Allen Frear, Sr. and Clara Frear
Husband of Esther Schauer Frear
Brother of Eva Cockran Wilson

Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About U.S. Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr.

Joseph Allen Frear, Jr., a Senator from Delaware; born on a farm near Rising Sun, Kent County, Del., March 7, 1903; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Delaware in 1924; president and owner of a retail business in Dover, Del.; banker; commissioner of Delaware State College 1936-1941 and Delaware Old Age Welfare Commission 1938-1948; director, Federal Land Bank Board, Baltimore, Md., 1938-1947, being chairman of the board the last two years; president of Kent General Hospital, Dover, Del., 1947-1951; during the Second World War served in the United States Army as a major 1944-1946; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1948; reelected in 1954, and served from January 3, 1949, to January 3, 1961; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1960; appointed to the Securities and Exchange Commission 1961-1963; resumed former business and banking pursuits; was a resident of Dover, Del., until his death, January 15, 1993; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden, Del.

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U.S. Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr.'s Timeline

1903
March 7, 1903
Rising Sun-Lebanon, Kent County, Delaware, United States
1993
January 15, 1993
Age 89
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, United States