Samuel E. Pingree

Gov. Samuel E. Pingree

Vermont

Term(s)
October 2, 1884 - October 7, 1886

Born
August 2, 1832

Passed
June 1, 1922

Party
Republican

School(s)
Dartmouth College

Birth State
Vermont

Military Service:
National Guard

Family:
Married Lydia M. Steele; one child

BIO

Born in Salisbury, New Hampshire, SAMUEL E. PINGREE graduated from Dartmouth College and studied law, establishing a practice in Hartford, Vermont. He enlisted as a private during the Civil War but rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was elected a State’s Attorney for Windsor County, serving from 1868 to 1869, following which he was Lieutenant Governor for two years before being nominated for governor. During his gubernatorial administration, bank examination was provided for and insurance companies were ordered to submit annual reports. Pingree did not seek reelection after one term, but instead accepted the chairmanship of the State Board of Railways.

Source

Sobel, Robert, and John Raimo, eds. Biographical Directory of the Governors of the United States, 1789-1978, Vol. 4. Westport, CT: Meckler Books, 1978. 4 vols.

The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Vol. 8. New York: James T. White & Company.

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