John Franklin Fort Edit Profile
Preparatory education Mount Holly, New Jersey, Institute. Graduate Pennington Seminary, New Jersey. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1872.
(Doctor of Laws, Dickinson, Union, and Seton Hall, 1908, Rutgers, New York University, and Middlebury, 1909, Lafayette, 1910).
Admitted to bar, 1873. Assistant journal clerk, New Jersey Legislature, 1873-1874. Judge District Court Newark, 1878-1886.
President judge Common Pleas, Essex Company, New Jersey, 1896-1900. Justice Supreme Court, New Jersey, 1900-1907. Governor of New Jersey, 1908-1911.
Special envoy United States to Dominican Republic, August 1914, and to Haiti, March 1915.
Member Federal Trade Commission, March 20, 1917-November 30, 1919.
Married Charlotte E. Stainsby, April.