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Charles James Folger
Birth: Apr. 16, 1818
Nantucket
Nantucket County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1884
Geneva
Ontario County
New York, USA

US Treasury Secretary. He was educated at Hobart College and admitted to the bar in 1839. Early in his career he served as a local and county judge and as a member of the State Senate. In 1870 he was elected to the Court of Appeals, New York's highest state court, and became Chief Judge in 1880. Folger was appointed Secretary of the Treasury in 1881 and earned accolades for presiding over creation of a large budget surplus. A Republican candidate for New York Governor in 1882, he was defeated by Grover Cleveland. Folger was still serving as Treasury Secretary at the time of his death. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Susan Rebecca Folger (____ - 1877)*
 
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Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Geneva
Ontario County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Aug 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15192198
Charles James Folger
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Charles James Folger
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Charles James Folger
Added by: Thomas J Fraser
 
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- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
Born into a wealthy family, but, Cousin, you made your own way and helped our country while you were at it. Luv ya.
- coke sellon
 Added: May. 1, 2015

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 Added: Sep. 4, 2014
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