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  Kean, Jr., John
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NameJohn Kean, Jr.
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Ursino, New Jersey , United States
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Born December 04, 1852
DiedNovember 04, 1914 (61 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 14, 2015 03:26pm
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InfoKEAN, John, (brother of Hamilton Fish Kean, great-grandson of John Kean [1756-1795], and uncle of Robert Winthrop Kean), a Representative and a Senator from New Jersey; born at ‘Ursino,’ near Elizabeth, N.J., December 4, 1852; studied in private schools and attended Yale College; graduated from the Columbia Law School, New York City, in 1875; admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1877, but did not engage in extensive practice; engaged in banking and interested in manufacturing; elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883-March 3, 1885); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1884; elected to the Fiftieth Congress (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1889); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1888; unsuccessful Republican candidate for Governor in 1892; member of the committee to revise the judiciary system of New Jersey; elected to the United States Senate in 1899; reelected in 1905, and served from March 4, 1899, to March 3, 1911; chairman, Committee on the Geological Survey (Fifty-seventh Congress), Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses (Fifty-eighth through Sixty-first Congresses); engaged in banking in Elizabeth, N.J.; died in Ursino, N.J., on November 4, 1914; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Elizabeth, N.J.

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Father John Kean 0000-
Brother Hamilton F. Kean 1862-1941
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  01/02/1905 NJ US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/02/1899 NJ US Senate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1892 NJ Governor Lost 47.39% (-2.26%)
  11/06/1888 NJ District 3 Lost 45.82% (-5.83%)
  11/02/1886 NJ District 3 Won 46.50% (+1.90%)
  11/04/1884 NJ District 3 Lost 46.01% (-4.79%)
  11/07/1882 NJ District 3 Won 48.15% (+7.28%)
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