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New Jersey: State Attorneys General


New Jersey State Attorneys General, 1776-2013 (May be incomplete!)
William Paterson 1776-83 Joseph Bloomfield 1783-92 Aaron D. Woodruff 1793-1811 Aaron D. Woodruff 1812-17 Theodore Frelinghuysen 1817-29 Samuel L. Southard 1829-33 Richard Stockton Field 1838-41 Abraham Browning 1845-50 Lucius Q. C. Elmer 1850-52 William L. Dayton 1857-61 Frederick T. Frelinghuysen 1861-66 George M. Robeson 1867-69 Robert Gilchrist 1869-73 John P. Stockton 1877-92 Samuel H. Grey 1899 Edward L. Katzenbach 1924-29 William A. Stevens 1931 David T. Wilentz 1934-44 Walter D. Van Riper 1944-48 Theodore D. Parsons 1948-54 Grover C. Richman, Jr. 1954-58 David D. Furman 1958-62 Arthur J. Sills 1962-70 George F. Kugler, Jr. 1970-74 William F. Hyland 1974-78 James R. Zazzali 1981-82 Irwin I. Kimmelman 1982-86 Deborah T. Poritz 1994-96 Stuart Rabner 2006-07 Jeffrey Chiesa 2012-13

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1817: Aaron D. Woodruff, died in office.
  • 1857: Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, defeated.
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