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Aaron D. Woodruff
Attorney General
1792-1810 & 1812-1817

 
     
 

Aaron D. Woodruff was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on September 12, 1762. He graduated from Princeton College in 1779 and was appointed valedictorian of the class. Woodruff was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1784. He became Attorney General in 1872 and served until being replaced by Andrew S. Hunter in 1811, returning as Attorney General a year later, serving the State through 1817.

He also served in the Legislature and was influential in having Trenton selected as the State Capital of New Jersey.

 
 
 
 
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