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CodeNA7227
Dates1863-1941
Person NameSulzer; William (1863-1941); Governor of New York
SurnameSulzer
ForenamesWilliam
EpithetGovernor of New York
ActivityWilliam Sulzer was Governor of New York until he was removed from office. He was connected with the American Party and the Liberty League. These were groups which revolted against the control of the Democratic Party in N Y state by Charles 'Boss' Murphy, and the Tammany Hall machine. Sulzer was Speaker of the Assembly and leader of the Democrats, 1813-1919.
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