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Walter Edge
Walter Edge

Walter Evans Edge (November 20, 1873October 29, 1956) was an American politician. A Republican, he served as a United States Senator representing New Jersey from 1919 to 1929. Edge was twice the Governor of New Jersey, from 1917 to 1919 and again from 1944 to 1947, serving as governor during both World War I and World War II. Picture of Walter Edge - obtained from government website - This work is copyrighted. ... Picture of Walter Edge - obtained from government website - This work is copyrighted. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... 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 Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Combatants Allies: • Serbia, • Russia, • France, • Romania, • Belgium, • British Empire and Dominions, • United States, • Italy, • ...and others Central Powers: • Germany, • Austria-Hungary, • Ottoman Empire, • Bulgaria Casualties 5 million military, 3 million civilian (full list) 3 million military, 3 million civilian (full list) World War I, also known as the First World... Combatants Allies: • Soviet Union, • UK & Commonwealth, • USA, • France/Free France, • China, • Poland, • ...and others Axis: • Germany, • Japan, • Italy, • ...and others Casualties Military dead: 18 million Civilian dead: 33 million Full list Military dead: 7 million Civilian dead: 4 million Full list World War II, also known as the Second World...


Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Edge moved with his parents to Pleasantville, New Jersey in 1877. After attending public schools, Walter Edge was employed in a printing office in Atlantic City, New Jersey from 1890 to 1894. From 1897 until 1899 he served as journal clerk of the New Jersey Senate, and resigned from that position to be commissioned a second lieutenant in the Spanish-American War. Upon returning from war service, Edge was appointed secretary of the state senate (1901 to 1904). Nickname: City of Brotherly Love Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 255 km 455 km 2. ... Pleasantville is a city located in Atlantic County, New Jersey. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Map of Atlantic City in Atlantic County Political Statistics Founded Sister Cities {{{sister cities}}} Incorporated March 1854 County Atlantic County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Bob Levy Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Water 44. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Second Lieutenant is the lowest commissioned rank in many armed forces. ... Combatants United States and Cuban rebel forces Spain Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 2,446 combat dead or wounded (US only) Cubans and Filipinos not counted. ...


Walter Edge was first elected to the New Jersey General Assembly in 1910, serving only one year before being elected to the New Jersey Senate (1911 to 1916), becoming the senate president in 1915. Edge served as Governor of New Jersey from 1917 to 1919, resigning his position to represent New Jersey in the United States Senate (1919 to 1929). The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... 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. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ...


Herbert Hoover appointed Edge as Ambassador to France in 1929, serving in that position until 1933. He was elected for a second three-year term as Governor of New Jersey in 1944. He died in 1956 in New York City and is buried at the Northwood Cemetery in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964), the 31st President of the United States (1929-1933), was a successful mining engineer, humanitarian, and administrator. ... For other uses, see Ambassador (disambiguation). ... Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location [[Image:|250px|250px|Location of City of New York, New York]] Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R... Downingtown is a borough located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles (53 km) west of Philadelphia. ...


See also

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

External links

Preceded by:
James Fairman Fielder
Governor of New Jersey
First Term

1917–1919
Succeeded by:
William N. Runyon
(Acting Governor)
Preceded by:
David Baird
U.S. Senator (Class 2) from New Jersey
1919–1929
Succeeded by:
David Baird, Jr.
Preceded by:
Charles Edison
Governor of New Jersey
Second Term

1944–1947
Succeeded by:
Alfred E. Driscoll
(the first Governor under
the 1947 constitution)


The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from New Jersey to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... Charles Edison (August 3, 1890–July 31, 1969), son of Thomas Edison, was a businessman, Assistant and then Acting Secretary of the Navy, and governor of New Jersey. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Alfred Eastlack Driscoll (October 25, 1902–March 9, 1975) of Haddonfield, New Jersey, was a state senator (1939-1941) representing Camden County, Governor of New Jersey, and president of Warner-Lambert (now a part of Pfizer). ...

Governors of New Jersey New Jersey State Flag
Livingston | Paterson | Howell | Bloomfield | Ogden | W.S. Pennington | M. Dickerson | Williamson | Vroom | Southard | Seeley | P. Dickerson | W. Pennington | Haines | Stratton | Fort | Price | Newell | Olden | Parker | Ward | Randolph | Bedle | McClellan | Ludlow | Abbett | Green | Werts | Griggs | Voorhees | Murphy | Stokes | Fort | Wilson | Fielder | Edge | Edwards | Silzer | Moore | Larson | Hoffman | Edison | Driscoll | Meyner | Hughes | Cahill | Byrne | Kean | Florio | Whitman | DiFrancesco | McGreevey | Codey | Corzine

 
 

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