Marge Roukema

American politician

Margaret Scafati "Marge" Roukema (September 19, 1929 – November 12, 2014) was an American politician. She represented New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives for twenty-two years as a Republican from 1981 to 2003.

Marge Roukema
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Jersey's 7th and 5th district
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byAndrew Maguire
Succeeded byScott Garrett
Personal details
Born(1929-09-19)September 19, 1929
Newark, New Jersey
DiedNovember 12, 2014(2014-11-12) (aged 85)
Wyckoff, New Jersey
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Richard Roukema

On November 12, 2014, Roukema died at Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff, New Jersey from Alzheimer's disease, aged 85.[1]