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Joseph Benson Foraker
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Birth Date:July 5, 1846
Astrology Sign:Cancer
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Died Date:May 10, 1917

Occupation:US Politician

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Joseph Benson Foraker

Biography:Joseph Benson Foraker (July 5, 1846 - May 10, 1917) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He was the 37th Governor of Ohio.

Foraker was born near Rainsboro, Highland County, Ohio. After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, Foraker attended Cornell University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. He was unsuccessful in running for the governorship in 1883, but won election two years later and serve two two-year terms from 1886-1890. Foraker was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1896 and served two terms from 1897 to 1909. He sponsored the Organic Act of 1900, also known as the Foraker Act, which established civil government in the newly-acquired island of Puerto Rico. Foraker was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1908, and was a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1908.

Preceded by: George Hoadly Governor of Ohio 1886-1890 Succeeded by: James E. Campbell Preceded by: Calvin S. Brice United States Senator (Class 3) from Ohio 1897-1909 Succeeded by: Theodore E. Burton Governors of Ohio Tiffin • Kirker • Huntington • Meigs • Looker • Worthington • E. Brown • Trimble • Morrow • Trimble • McArthur • Lucas • Vance • Shannon • Corwin • Shannon • T. Bartley • M. Bartley • Bebb • Ford • Wood • Medill • Chase • Dennison • Tod • Brough • Anderson • J.D. Cox • Hayes • Noyes • Allen • Hayes • Young • Bishop • Foster • Hoadly • Foraker • Campbell • McKinley • Bushnell • Nash • Herrick • Pattison • Harris • Harmon • J.M. Cox • Willis • J.M. Cox • Davis • Donahey • Cooper • White • Davey • Bricker • Lausche • Herbert • Lausche • J. Brown • O'Neill • DiSalle •

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Joseph Benson Foraker's Personality Tarot Card The Emperor - Personality Card

Birthday: July 5, 1846

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

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Joseph Benson Foraker's Growth Tarot Card The Fool

Birthday: July 5, 2017

The beginning of a cycle or an adventure; a risk must be taken.




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