Old Foraker Home, Cincinnati, Ohio   Save
Old Foraker Home, Cincinnati, Ohio
Description: Reverse reads "Cinci., O., Sept. 1937. Old Foraker Home". Joseph B. Foraker's home was located at the southeast corner of Madison Road and Grandin Road in Cincinnati, Ohio. The two story stuccoed home, built in 1860, was behind Holy Angels School and used as the rectory for a church. Joseph B. Foraker, born July 5, 1846, was the 37th Governor of Ohio. His term lasted from January 11, 1886 to January 13, 1890. Foraker served two terms as a republican Senator for Ohio which lasted from 1897 to 1909, during which time he sponsored the Organic Act of 1900, otherwise known as the Foraker Act, which helped establish goverment and citizenship for Puerto Rico. He died in Cincinnati May 10, 1917 and was buried in the Spring Grove Cemetery. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_b03f03_015_001
Subjects: Architecture--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Architecture, Domestic--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Cincinnati (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)