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Encyclopedia > Foster MacGowan Voorhees

Foster MacGowan Voorhees (November 5, 1856June 14, 1927) was a Republican Governor of New Jersey. November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Republican Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States two-party system, the other one being the Democratic Party. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Voorhes represented Union County in the New Jersey Senate from 1895 to 1898. As President of the Senate, he became acting governor briefly in 1898 when John W. Griggs resigned to become the Attorney General of the United States and again as an elected governor from 1899 to 1902. He was a New Jersey delegate to the 1900 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Union County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... John William Griggs (July 10, 1849–November 28, 1927) was an American politician. ... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Official website: http://www. ...


New Jersey's Voorhees Township is named in his honor. Voorhees highlighted in Camden County Voorhees Township is a township located in Camden County, New Jersey. ...


See also

This is a list of governors of New Jersey. ...

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Preceded by:
John W. Griggs
Governor of New Jersey
1898 as Acting Governor
Succeeded by:
David Ogden Watkins
Preceded by:
David Ogden Watkins
Governor of New Jersey
1899–1902
Succeeded by:
Franklin Murphy
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