Chester Bradley Jordan (1839 - 1914)

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About Chester Bradley Jordan

Chester Bradley Jordan (October 15, 1839 – August 24, 1914) was an American teacher, lawyer, and Republican politician from Lancaster, New Hampshire.

Early life

Jordan was born October 15, 1839 in Colebrook, New Hampshire to Johnson and Minerva (Buel) Jordan.

Coos Republican newspaper

In 1897 Jordan became the owner of the Coos Republican.

New Hampshire legislative service

Jordan served in both houses of the New Hampshire legislature and had the dual honor of heading both. He was Speaker of the House in 1881 and President of the Senate in 1896-1898.

Governor of New Hampshire

Jordan was elected Governor in 1900.

Death and burial

Jordan died in 1914 in Lancaster, New Hampshire where he is buried in Summer Street Cemetery.

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Chester B. Jordan, Governor's Timeline

Age 75