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Jane Grey Burgio

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Jane Grey Burgio (1922-2005), a Republican from West Caldwell, NJ, represented the 25th District in the New Jersey State Assembly between 1973 and 1981.

In 1981, Governor Thomas Kean appointed Burgio Secretary of State. During her term, Burgio brought all the cultural agencies of the state under her department. She was also instrumental in promoting and expanding the State Council on the Arts and the grants program of the New Jersey Historical Commission.



Burstyn, Joan N. 1990. “Jane Grey Burgio”. Past and Promise, Lives of New Jersey Women. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54486297 

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Additional Resources

Constitution of the State of New Jersey: As Amended to January 19, 1982 : Thomas H. Kean, Governor : Jane Bugio, Secretary of State. [Trenton: s.n., 1982.