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Jersey City Political Campaign Buttons (1929 to 1961)

by Pictures are by Joseph M. Murray. The Campaign Ribbons at the top left are the anti-Hague Fusion Tickets, 1929 and 1933 respectively. Hudson County campaign buttons from the Kenny era Jersey City political campaign buttons from the late ’60s … Continue reading

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JAMES F. MURRAY, JR.

by By Joe Murray James F. Murray, Jr. (1919 – 1965) was Democratic New Jersey State Senator for Hudson County from 1954 -1958. He also served as a leading member of Jersey City’s municipal government, first as President of the … Continue reading

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James F Murray Sr, Jersey City Commissioner (1949 – 1952)

by By Joseph M. Murray According to newspaper accounts, Murray was alone in City Hall. Mysteriously, all the city officials had left and the building was shorn of police protection. Many suspected Kenny of ordering the evacuation so as to … Continue reading

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The sordid story of Mayor John V. Kenny and the Jersey City waterfront

by Hudson County Corruption in the Era of John V. Kenny The History of the Claremont Terminal and the Jersey City Waterfront since May, 1949 Author Unknown Travelling north along Garfield Avenue in the Greenville section of Jersey City, one … Continue reading

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