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Encyclopedia > George C. Ludlow

George Craig Ludlow (April 6, 1830 - December 18, 1900) was a U.S. politician who served as Governor of New Jersey from . April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Born in Milford, New Jersey, Ludlow moved as a child to New Brunswick, where he lived for the rest of his life. Ludlow graduated from Rutgers University in 1850. A lawyer for the powerful Pennsylvania Railroad, he soon entered politics in New Jersey and was elected as a Democrat to the New Jersey Senate in 1876, and was chosen as Senate President in 1878. Ludlow won the Democratic Party nomination and was elected Governor of New Jersey in 1880 by a mere 651 votes of some 250,000 ballots cast, serving a single three-year term in office. In 1895, Governor George T. Werts appointed Ludlow to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court. He is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in New Brunswick. Milford highlighted in Hunterdon County. ... New Brunswick is a City located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, 31 miles (50 km) southwest of New York City on the Raritan River about 15 miles (24 km) from its mouth. ... Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is the largest institution for higher education in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... 1893 map The Pennsylvania Railroad (AAR reporting mark PRR) was an American railroad existing 1846–1968, after which it merged into Penn Central Transportation. ... Official language(s) None defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The New Jersey Supreme Court is the highest court in the State. ...


See also

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

External links

  • New Jersey State Library biography for George C. Ludlow (PDF)
  • Political Graveyard
Preceded by:
George B. McClellan
Governor of New Jersey
1881–1884
Succeeded by:
Leon Abbett


George McClellan George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was a major general (and briefly the general-in-chief of the Union Army) during the American Civil War. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Leon Abbett (October 8, 1836 - December 4, 1894) was a U.S. politician. ...

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