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John Fairfield Dryden
Birth: Aug. 7, 1839
Death: Nov. 24, 1911

Businessman, US Senator. He founded the Prudential Life Insurance Company in Newark, New Jersey in 1875, and helped build it into a mulit-million dollar company. He was elected as a Senator from New Jersey to the United States Senate to fill the vacany caused by the death of Senator William J. Sewell, and served from 1902 to 1907. It was alleged he used his money and power to influence votes to make him Senator. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cynthia Fairchild Dryden*
 
 Children:
  Susie Fairchild Dryden Kuser (1870 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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John Fairfield Dryden
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John Fairfield Dryden
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
John Fairfield Dryden
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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