1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Foraker, Joseph Benson
FORAKER, JOSEPH BENSON (1846-1917), American politician (see 10.628), died in Cincinnati, May 10 1917. His retirement from the Senate in 1909 followed the publication of certain letters supporting the charge that he had received money from the Standard Oil Company. In 1914 he was again a candidate for the Senate in the Republican primaries, but was defeated by Warren Gamaliel Harding. In 1916 he published Notes on a Busy Life.