Pennsylvania Governors (Reconstruction to World War II)

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Established the State Board of Education and Dept. of Labor and Industry, among others; changed the death penalty from hanging to electrocution.
Replaced state property tax with corporate tax; created several state agencies to advance conservation; established PA Superior Court.
Former Civil War general; responded quickly to the Johnstown Flood.
Coordinated PA's World War II efforts; established absentee ballots for soldiers.
Officially desegregated Pennsylvania schools.
Adopted the secret ballot for elections and sent the militia to end the Homestead Strike.
Paid off the state debt.
'Father of Good Roads' in PA; created the Dept. of Public Welfare.
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Passed first workmen's compensation law in PA; vetoed more than 400 bills; coordinated PA's World War I effort.
Passed child labor laws; created the first state police force in the U.S.; paved more than 8,000 miles of PA roads.
Proposed a 'Little New Deal' to fight the Depression; passed unemployment compensation, the state's first civil rights law, and improved labor laws.
Established a state pension system; worked to alleviate the Great Depression and curb corporate abuses.
Fought voter fraud and adopted the use of voting machines; created Dept. of Revenue.
Reversed some of his predecessor's 'Little New Deal' policies; outlawed fireworks; initiated PA's World War II efforts.
Public health advocate that helped fight tuberculosis; created the State Railroad Commission.

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