Rodney P. Frelinghuysen (son of Peter Hood Ballantine Frelinghuysen, Jr., great-great
grandson of Frederick Frelinghuysen, and great-great-great nephew of Theodore Frelinghuysen) is a Representative from New Jersey.
He was born in New York, N.Y. on April 29, 1946. He received his B.A. from Hobart College in 1969.
He served in the United States Army from 1969-1971. Afterwards he worked as a state and federal aid coordinator and administrative assistant to the board of chosen freeholders from Morris County, N.J. from 1974-1983.
He became a member of the New Jersey state general assembly from 1983-1994. He was elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-present).