Eugene Noble Foss

Foss, a Democrat, was twice elected Governor of Massachusetts, with the co-nomination of the Prohibition Party.  He served from 1911 to 1913.  Foss later ran as an independent, with Prohibition backing, but failed to win re-election.
     Eugene Foss was born at West Berkshire, Vermont on 24 September 1858; he died at Boston on 13 September 1939.
     He briefly attended a liberal arts college, then studied law, then was a traveling salesman, and then managed an iron-and-steel manufacturing firm, before entering politics.

                                                                  -- Gammon, 2007, pp.82-83