freeholder freeholder  /f ˈri ˌhoʊl dər/


  • (n) the owner of a freehold


  1. PRI had helped to make him a freeholder, yet he blamed the party for letting the price of beans rise.
  2. Unlike the former Senate majority leader, however, this retired newspaper printer can cite an unsuccessful run for Fresno freeholder in the 1950s as his only political credential.


  1. LETTER: County in position to attract economic resources

    EDITOR: On Jan. 4, when I was selected by my colleagues to serve as Freeholder director, I noted that 2013 was going to be a challenging year as we continue to address issues of open space preservatio
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Bernardsville News

  2. Freeholder plan met with opposition

    MOUNT HOLLY — The Burlington County Board of Freeholders' plan to cut the voter-approved open space tax in order to offset a tax levy increase to support the general operating budget was met with oppo
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Burlington County Times

  3. Freeholder election on county commissioners' agenda

    Clark County commissioners have a final choice to make on a freeholder election before the matter heads to voters and a home rule charter process begins.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Columbian


  1. "They've got signs up on Democratic Party headquarters for (mayoral candidate) Mark Smith and (freeholder) Doreen DiDomenico, but nothing for Obama," complained Chiappone.
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Anthony Chiappone Source: Politicker

  2. "It is with great sadness today that I learned of the passing of David Crabiel. He was a good, decent man and first class public servant," Corzine said. "As a borough councilman, a mayor, and as a county freeholder, David exemplified the...
    on Dec 4, 2008 By: Jon S Corzine Source: East Brunswick Sentinel

  3. "The current freeholder board has done well to keep Burlington County's per capita spending lower than any other county in the state, but the fact of the matter is we must do better," Donnelly said in a press statement. "Government cannot...
    on Aug 20, 2007 By: Joe Donnelly Source: Cherry Hill Courier Post

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