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George F. Kugler, Jr.
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  George F. Kugler, Jr. was born in Woodbury, New Jersey on March 26, 1925, where he attended the public schools. He graduated from The Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey in 1943. Following his graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1946.  
  He graduated from Temple University with a B.S. degree in 1950. He received his legal education at the Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, where he was Associate Editor of the Law Review, and received his LL.B. degree, with honors, in 1953. He was a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Kugler served in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court in 1957, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, in 1960.
  Kugler was appointed state Attorney General by Governor William J. Cahill in 1970. During his career in private practice, he served as a trial lawyer with the Camden law firm of Brown, Connery, Kulp, & Wille.  
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