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Michael Carroll's Biography

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Full Name:

Michael Patrick Carroll




Wife: Sharon; 6 Children: Sean Michael, James Patrick, Brian Christopher, Jane Eleanor, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Edward Lee

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Fayetteville, NC

Home City:

Morris Plains, NJ



JD, Rutgers School of Law, Newark, 1983

BA, History/Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1980

Republican Parliamentarian, New Jersey State General Assembly, 2002-2005, 2012-present

Assembly Member, New Jersey State General Assembly, 1996-2020

Former Member, Law and Public Safety Committee, New Jersey State General Assembly

Former Chair, Morristown Republican Committee

Member, New Jersey Republican Committee, 1978

Attorney, Private Practice, 1983-present

Adjunct Professor, County College of Morris, present

Guest Columnist,, present

Featured Columnist, Practical Politics, present

Former Aide, State Senator John Dorsey

Member, Morris County Republican Committee, 1980-present

Member, Federalist Society, present

Member, Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick, present

Member, Knights of Columbus, present

Member, Morris County Bar Association, present

Founder, Morris County Young Republicans, present

Member, New Jersey Bar Association, present

Founder, Rutgers Conservative Union, present

Former Chair, Morris County Young Republicans

Member, Morristown Republican Committee, 1980-1984

Volunteer, Richard Nixon's Re-Election Campaign, 1972

Favorite Book:

Shelby Foote "The Civil War"; anything by F. Scott Fitzgerald or Jean Shepherd; Harry Potter series.

Favorite Movie:

Gettysburg, Animal House, Star Wars, Lord Of The Rings

Favorite Quote:

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country". JFK

"A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue, but moderation in principle is always a vice." Thomas Paine.

Favorite TV Shows:

Whatever's on The Science Channel or The History Channel

Favorite Type of Music:

Beatles, Bach, Beach Boys, Ween

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Ice Hockey, Stamp Collecting, History