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John Griffith McCullough
Birth: Sep. 16, 1835
Newark
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
Death: May 29, 1915
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Governor of Vermont. He graduated from Delaware College in 1855 and the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1858, afterwards establishing a practice in Philadelphia. He later moved to Mariposa, California, and took part in the effort to keep the state in the Union during the Civil War. He was elected to the California Assembly in 1861 and served as state Attorney General from 1863 to 1867. In 1873 he returned to the eastern United States, became an executive or director of several railroads, banks and insurance companies, and kept homes in Vermont and New York City. He was a Delegate to the Republican national conventions in 1880, 1888 and 1900. In 1898 he was elected to the Vermont Senate and served one term, also holding the office of Senate President. In 1902 he was the successful Republican nominee for Governor and served one term. During his governorship, Vermont ended statewide prohibition on the sale of alcohol in favor of a local option law. His wife Eliza was the granddaughter of Governor Hiland Hall and the daughter of prominent attorney Trenor Park, and the family's home, Bennington's Park-McCullough House, is on the National Register of Historic Places. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander McCullough (1801 - 1858)
  Rebecca Griffith McCullough (1801 - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hall Park McCullough (1848 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Hall Park McCullough (1872 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah A. McCullough Boulden (1828 - 1863)*
  James McCullough (1829 - 1852)*
  Benjamin C. McCullough (1834 - 1869)*
  John Griffith McCullough (1835 - 1915)
  A. D. W. McCullough (1837 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Bennington Cemetery
Bennington
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 05, 2005
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John Griffith McCullough
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John Griffith McCullough
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