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William Nelson Runyon
Birth: Mar. 5, 1871
Plainfield
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1931
Plainfield
Union County
New Jersey, USA

50th New Jersey Governor. As President of the New Jersey State Senate, he became the State’s acting Governor in 1919 when previous sitting Governor Walter E. Edge resigned after being elected to the United States Senate. Served as New Jersey’s Governor from 1919 to 1920, and ran for election for a full term, but he was defeated by Jersey City political boss Frank Hague’s acolyte Edward I. Edwards. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Florence MacDonald Runyon (1888 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Runyon Randall (1913 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Scotch Plains
Union County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 03, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4264
William Nelson Runyon
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William Nelson Runyon
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
William Nelson Runyon
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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