John Gerald Milton

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John Gerald Milton
United States Senator
from New Jersey
In office
January 18, 1938 – November 8, 1938
Preceded by A. Harry Moore
Succeeded by William W. Barbour
Personal details
Born (1881-01-21)January 21, 1881
Jersey City, New Jersey
Died April 14, 1977(1977-04-14) (aged 96)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Political party Democratic

John Gerald Milton (January 21, 1881 – April 14, 1977) was a Democratic United States Senator from New Jersey.


Born in Jersey City, New Jersey; attended the public schools; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice in Jersey City, N.J.; appointed on January 18, 1938, as a Democrat to the United States Senate, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of A. Harry Moore and served from January 18, 1938, to November 8, 1938, when a successor was elected; was not a candidate to fill the vacancy; resumed the practice of law; resided in Jersey City, New Jersey where he died; interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, New Jersey.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
A. Harry Moore
U.S. Senator (Class 1) from New Jersey
January 18, 1938 – November 8, 1938
Served alongside: William H. Smathers
Succeeded by
William W. Barbour
Honorary titles
Preceded by
George Radcliffe
Oldest living U.S. Senator
July 29, 1974 – April 14, 1977
Succeeded by
Hall Lusk