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Samuel H. Grey
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  Samuel H. Grey was born in Camden, New Jersey on April 6, 1836. He spent his entire life in Camden, where he was educated at private schools. He was considered one of the best constitutional lawyers in the state. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1857.
  Grey was one of the founders of the Republican party in New Jersey, and for fifteen years served as a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Camden county. He served as Prosecutor of the Pleas for Cape May county from 1866 to 1873. From 1868 to 1871, he was a member of the Republican State Executive Committee. He was a member of the Constitutional Commission of 1873 and President of the Constitutional Commission of 1894. In 1897, Grey was appointed Attorney General to succeed the late John P. Stockton. He was unanimously confirmed by the Senate and served under Governor Foster M. Voorhees until 1902.
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