|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1746|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1789|
Vermont Lieutenant Governor. Spooner grew up in Petersham, Massachusetts, studied medicine, and moved to Hartland to begin a medical practice in 1768. In 1775 Spooner was a delegate to the New York Provincial Congress. He served as a member of Vermont's Revolutionary War Council of Safety from 1778 to 1782. From 1779 to 1789 Spooner served as a Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court. In 1780 and 1781 Spooner was Windsor County's Probate Judge, and from 1780 to 1782 he was one of Vermont's agents who negotiated with the Continental Congress. In 1782 he became Lieutenant Governor, serving until 1787. He was Assistant Judge of the Windsor County Superior Court from 1779 to 1782, Chief Judge from 1784 to 1785, and Assistant Judge again from 1785 until his death.
Note: I searched this small site extensively in July, 2009. No gravestone for Spooner was visible.
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26832780
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