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Walter Evans Edge
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Sex:M
Age:82
Birth Date:November 20, 1873
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
Chinese Sign: -
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Died Date:October 29, 1956
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Occupation:US Politician

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WALTER EVANS EDGE
Walter Evans Edge

Biography:Walter Evans Edge (November 20, 1873-October 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.

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Edge moved with his parents to Pleasantville, New Jersey in 1877. After attending public schools, 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 as a second lieutenant in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War. Upon returning from war service, Edge was appointed secretary of the state senate (1901 to 1904).

Edge was 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 from MMarch 4, 1919, until his resignation on November 21, 1929

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.


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Walter Evans Edge's Personality Tarot Card The Hierophant - Personality Card

Birthday: November 20, 1873

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.


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Walter Evans Edge's Growth Tarot Card The Chariot

Birthday: November 20, 2010

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

 

 

 

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