Frank Guarini was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. He received his education from Dartmouth College, Columbia University, New York University School of Law, and pursued advanced studies at The Hague Academy of International Law, the Netherlands.
Frank’s military service was during World War II. Mr. Guarini saw active combat in the Pacific Theater aboard the USS Mt. McKinley, flagship of the Pacific Amphibious Fleet. He received the Navy Commendation Medal and three Battle Stars and his legal career was in New Jersey, New York, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of International Trade and the Supreme Court of the United States.
He was involved many political activities and he also served in political office. Frank J. Guarini served Hudson County in the New Jersey State Senate for two terms and in the U.S. House of Representatives for seven terms.
Without his involvement in civic affairs includes service on the Boards of charitable, educational and cultural organizations, it would not be possible for Mr. Guarini to have several honors and distinctions to his name.
Throughout his career in public and private life, he has always maintained a strong interest in education. He founded centers and institutes at Dartmouth College, New York University School of Law, St. Peter’s University, New Jersey City University and John Cabot University in Rome, Italy.
Mr. Guarini remains active in many civic and social associations. Additionally, since retiring from Congress, he has been involved in major real estate development projects along the New Jersey Waterfront.