Joseph B. Foraker

1846 - 1917

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Joseph Benson Foraker (July 5, 1846 – May 10, 1917) was an American politician of the Republican Party who served as the 37th governor of Ohio from 1886 to 1890 and as a United States Senator from Ohio from 1897 until 1909. Foraker was born in rural Ohio; he enlisted at the age of 16 in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He fought for almost three years, attaining the rank of captain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph B. Foraker has received more than 167,931 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph B. Foraker is the 14,875th most popular politician, the 11,958th most popular biography from United States and the 872nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 14,875 out of 15,710Before him are Ilse Aigner, Lulzim Basha, John Boozman, Augustin Matata Ponyo, Daniar Usenov, and Michael Fallon. After him are Mike Dunleavy, Maryon Pittman Allen, Kenny Anthony, Ravi Shankar Prasad, William Few, and Tim Walz.

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Among people born in 1846, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 93Before him are Björn Jónsson, Nikolay Umov, Benigno Ferreira, Elizabeth Thompson, Rose Cleveland, and Edward S. Holden.  Among people deceased in 1917, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 97Before him are Albert Ball, Giuseppe Veronese, Richard Olney, Mackenzie Bowell, Victor Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, and Sandy Turnbull.

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Among people born in United States, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 11,958 out of 15,968Before him are Tim Montgomery (1975), DeMarcus Cousins (1990), Debby Boone (1956), Chelsea Charms (1976), Guinevere Turner (1968), and Sherri Saum (1974). After him are Jake Kasdan (1974), Brian McKnight (1969), Mike Dunleavy (1961), James Patrick Kelly (1951), Maryon Pittman Allen (1925), and Lois Nettleton (1927).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Joseph B. Foraker ranks 872Before him are Hattie Wyatt Caraway (1878), George Stephanopoulos (1961), Sam Brownback (1956), John Hickenlooper (1952), Marin Raykov (1960), and John Boozman (1950). After him are Mike Dunleavy (1961), Maryon Pittman Allen (1925), William Few (1748), Tim Walz (1964), Charles Pinckney (1757), and Dana Rohrabacher (1947).