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Encyclopedia > John Franklin Fort

John Franklin Fort (Born March 20, 1852 - Died November 17, 1920) was an American Republican Party politician, who served as the 33rd Governor of New Jersey, from 1908-1911. His uncle, George Franklin Fort, was a Democratic Governor of New Jersey from 1851-1854. March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... This is a list of governors of New Jersey. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... George Franklin Fort (1809 - April 23, 1872) was a physician, politician, judge, and a Democratic Governor of New Jersey from 1851-1854. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ...


An attorney, Fort was appointed by Governor George B. McClellan, a Democrat, to the First District Court of Newark, a position he held through subsequent Democratic administrations until he stepped down in 1886. Fort was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884 and 1896. In 1900, Governor Foster M. Voorhees appointed him to the New Jersey Supreme Court. In March 1917, President (and former New Jersey Governor) Woodrow Wilson appointed Fort to the Federal Trade Commission, a position he held until November 1919 when he resigned due to illness. He died in his West Orange home on November 17, 1920 and was buried at Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield in Bloomfield. George McClellan George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) was a major general during the American Civil War. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican National Convention, the presidential nominating convention of the United States Republican Party, is held every four years to determine the partys candidate for the coming Presidential election and the partys platform. ... The 1896 Republican National Convention was held in Exposition Building, Saint Louis, Missouri, June 16-18, 1896. ... Foster MacGowan Voorhees (November 5, 1856 – June 14, 1927) was a Republican governor of New Jersey. ... The current justices of the New Jersey Supreme Court. ... Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... FTC headquarters, Washington, D.C. The Federal Trade Commission (or FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act. ... Map of West Orange Township in Essex County West Orange is a township located in Essex County, New Jersey. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... Bloomfield Cemetery is in Bloomfield in Essex County, New Jersey. ... Map of Bloomfield Township in Essex County Bloomfield is a Township located in Essex County, New Jersey. ...


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Preceded by:
Edward C. Stokes
New Jersey Governor
1908–1911
Succeeded by:
Horace Baker
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Franklin, Benjamin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 (1134 words)
Franklin was a leader of the popular party in Pennsylvania against the Penn family, who were the proprietors, and in 1757 he was sent to England to present the case against the Penns.
There, while his illegitimate son, William Franklin, was becoming a leader of the Loyalists, Benjamin Franklin became one of the greatest statesmen of the American Revolution and of the newborn nation.
Franklin helped to direct U.S. naval operations and was a successful agent for the United States in Europe—the sole one after suspicions and quarrels caused Congress to annul the powers of the other American commissioners.
John Franklin Fort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (325 words)
His uncle, George Franklin Fort, was a Democratic Governor of New Jersey from 1851-1854.
An attorney, Fort was appointed by Governor George B. McClellan, a Democrat, to the First District Court of Newark, a position he held through subsequent Democratic administrations until he stepped down in 1886.
Fort was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884 and 1896.
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