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William F. Hyland
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  William F. Hyland was born in Burlington, New Jersey on July 30, 1923. He attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1949.  
  During World War II, Hyland was a Navy lieutenant junior grade, participating in Atlantic convoy duty and in the invasions of Iwo Jima and Luzon. Hyland served in the General Assembly from 1954 to 1961, and in 1958 was Assembly Speaker.  
  In 1961 Governor Robert B. Meyner appointed Hyland to the State Board of Public Utilities Commissioners, where he served until 1968. He later resigned to return to the private practice of law.  
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