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Marcus Lawrence Ward (November 9, 1812April 25, 1884) was a United States political figure. Ward was chosen as a delegate to the 1860 Republican National Convention and was the chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1866 to 1868. November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics, sometimes this may include political scientists. ... The 1860 Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, nominated former U.S. Representative Abraham Lincoln for President and Maine Senator Hannibal Hamlin for Vice-President. ... Bush/Cheney, 2004 Campaign Manager Ken Mehlman is the current Chairman of the RNC. The Republican National Committee (RNC) provides national leadership for the United States Republican Party. ...


Republicans nominated Ward for Governor in 1862, but he lost to Democrat Joel Parker. Ward was nominated again in 1865 and was elected Governor of New Jersey, serving from 1866 to 1869. After a Democratic-controlled legislature had not passed the Thirteenth Amendment, Ward worked with the new Republican-controlled New Jersey Legislature to secure state passage of both the Thirteenth and the Fourteenth Amendment, with its Due Process and Equal Protection clauses. Joel Parker (November 24, 1816 – January 2, 1888) was an American politician, best known as the Governor of the State of New Jersey from 1863-1866 and from 1871-1874. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Amendment XIII (the Thirteenth Amendment) of the United States Constitution abolished slavery and, with the exception of allowing punishments for crimes, prohibits involuntary servitude. ... The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, Trenton. ... The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is one of the post-Civil War amendments and includes the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses. ... Due process of law is a legal concept that ensures the government will respect all of a persons legal rights instead of just some or most of those legal rights, when the government deprives a person of life, liberty, or property. ... The Equal Protection Clause is a part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, providing that no state shall . ...


Ward served in the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey's 6th District from 1873-1875 The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as...


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Preceded by:
Joel Parker
Governor of New Jersey
1869-1872
Succeeded by:
Theodore Fitz Randolph
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Ward Governors and Lieutenant Governors (1354 words)
ohn Elliott Ward was born 2 Oct 1814 in Sudbury, Liberty County, Georgia, a son of William Ward and Sarah Anne McIntosh.
arcus Lawrence Ward was born 9 Nov 1812 in Newark, New Jersey.
Marcus was elected as a Republican to the House of Representative of the US Congress and served 1 Dec 1873-3 Mar 1875.
Marcus Lawrence Ward Information (212 words)
Marcus Lawrence Ward (November 9, 1812–April 25, 1884) was a United States political figure.
Ward was chosen as a delegate to the 1860 Republican National Convention and was the chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1866 to 1868.
Ward was nominated again in 1865 and was elected Governor of New Jersey, serving from 1866 to 1869.
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