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 John Alden Dix

John Alden Dix

Birth
Thomson, Washington County, New York, USA
Death 9 Apr 1928 (aged 67)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Menands, Albany County, New York, USA
Plot Section 41, Lot 11
Memorial ID 6846468 · View Source
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New York Governor. He graduated from Cornell University in 1883, from Hamilton College in 1912 and became successful in the lumber, paper and banking industries. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1904 and served as chairman of the State Democratic Committee, (1908-10). In 1911, he was elected as a Democratic the 38th Governor of New York, serving until 1913. While in office, he established a New York State Factory Commission to investigate factory conditions, advocated state legislation that improved fire safety regulations, building codes and a law limiting work weeks to 54 hours. After leaving the governorship, he retired from political life and was active in his various business interests until his death at age 67.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 11 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6846468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Alden Dix (25 Dec 1860–9 Apr 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6846468, citing Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, Albany County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .