GROVER, James Russell, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Babylon, Suffolk County,
N.Y., March 5, 1919; graduated from Babylon High School, Hofstra College at
Hempstead, L.I., in 1941, and Columbia Law School at New York City in 1949;
served in the Coast Artillery, 1942-1943 and in the Air Corps in the China
Theater, 1943-1945, and was discharged with the rank of captain; was admitted
to the bar in 1951 and began practice in Babylon; served in the State assembly,
1957-1962; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth and to the five
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate
for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of
law; died on October 14, 2012, in Babylon, N.Y.
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Citizens Look at Congress: James R. Grover, Jr., Republican
Representative from New York. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,