Driscoll, Alfred

Driscoll, Alfred (Eastlake)

(1902–75) governor; born in Pittsburgh, Pa. A Republican lawyer, he served in the New Jersey senate (1939–41), focusing on social legislation. As governor (1947–54), he instituted constitutional reforms, including a bill of rights, and levied monies to create the New Jersey Turnpike. President of Warner Lambert Pharmaceuticals (1954–67), he later chaired the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (1970–75).