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  Hughes, Richard J.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  1973-01-01  
 
NameRichard J. Hughes
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Princeton, New Jersey , United States
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Born August 10, 1909
DiedDecember 07, 1992 (83 years)
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InfoDemocratic candidate for Congress, 1938; Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1939; Mercer County Democratic Chairman, 1945-48; Appointed Superior Court Judge by Gov. Alfred E. Driscoll, 1948; Elected Governor of New Jersey, 1961, re-elected 1965; Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, 1973-79.

Father of Brian M. Hughes (Candidate for US Representative for NJ-4 in 1990, 1992); step-father of Michael Murphy (Democratic Primary Candidate for Governor, 1993, 1997).



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  10/19/1973 NJ Supreme Court Chief Justice Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/29/1968 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.00% (-74.01%)
  11/02/1965 NJ Governor Won 57.39% (+16.31%)
  06/01/1965 NJ Governor - D Primary Won 90.88% (+81.77%)
  11/07/1961 NJ Governor Won 50.37% (+1.62%)
  04/18/1961 NJ Governor - D Primary Won 84.21% (+76.17%)
  11/08/1938 NJ District 04 Lost 38.42% (-22.91%)
  09/20/1938 NJ District 04 - D Primary Won 71.68% (+43.36%)
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