Chief Justice Richard J. Hughes
The only person to serve as Governor of the State of New Jersey and Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Elected as a Democrat and appointed by Republican Governor William Cahill. This is Part 1 of multiple parts. My primary source is the 2009 book The Life and Times of Richard J. Hughes, The Politics of Civility, by Seton Hall Law Professor John B. Wefing. Next Week - Part 2 - My interview with Professor Wefing.
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