John Orus Bennett III
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John Orus Bennett III

Republican

American politician

Little Silver, New Jersey
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John Orus Bennett III

American politician
Summary
Experience
73
Years of Age
19
Years of Experience
NJResidence (state)

John Orus Bennett III (born August 6, 1948) is an American former politician from New Jersey. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a state senator, and between 2002 and 2004, as president of the state senate. Bennett served as acting governor of New Jersey for four days in January 2002.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
West Virginia University
Dickinson College
Seton Hall University School of Law

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 10)  
Senate President
2001 - 2003
Senator
New Jersey State Senate
1989
Senate Majority Leader
1994 - 2001
Senate Deputy Majority Leader
1992 - 1993
Assembleymember
New Jersey General Assembly
1980 - 1989
Experience
Keansburg Board of Education
Partner
Dillworth Paxson LLP
2001 - Current
Partner
McLaughlin, Bennett, Gelson and Cramer
1996 - 2001
Partner
Ansell, Zero, Bennett and Grimm
1990 - 1996
SPRC5
New Jersey National Guard
1970 - 1976

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 2)  
Experience
Monmouth County Bar Association
Experience
New Jersey State Bar Association