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Garret Hobart

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Garret Hobart
Hobart in 1896
24th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1897 – November 21, 1899
PresidentWilliam McKinley
Preceded byAdlai E. Stevenson
Succeeded byTheodore Roosevelt
Personal details
Garret Augustus Hobart

(1844-06-03)June 3, 1844
Long Branch, New Jersey
DiedNovember 21, 1899(1899-11-21) (aged 55)
Paterson, New Jersey
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jennie Tuttle Hobart (1869–1899, survived as widow)
RelationsGeorge S. Hobart (nephew)
Alma materRutgers College
SignatureCursive signature in ink

Garret Augustus Hobart (June 3, 1844 – November 21, 1899) was the 24th vice president of the United States from 1897 until his death in 1899. He was the sixth vice president to die in office. Before becoming vice president, Hobart was a well-known New Jersey businessman and politicial operative.