Not since Woodrow Wilson

The winner of today’s gubernatorial election will become the first Governor who did not grow up in New Jersey since Woodrow Wilson won in 1910. Wilson spent his childhood in Georgia and Virginia and moved to New Jersey in 1875 when he transferred from Davidson College to Princeton University. Jon Corzine grew up in Illinois and moved to New Jersey in the 1975 when he took a job at Goldman Sachs. Doug Forrester grew up in California and came to New Jersey in the mid 1970’s after graduating from Harvard to study at at the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Not since Woodrow Wilson