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Zed Silloway Stanton
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Birth: May 1, 1848
Roxbury
Washington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1921
Roxbury
Washington County
Vermont, USA

Vermont Lieutenant Governor. He was educated in Roxbury and graduated from Northfield High School. Stanton worked for the Vermont Central Railroad and taught school for several years. He then studied law with Congressman Frank Plumley, was admitted to the bar and became an attorney in Roxbury. He was active in the Republican party and served in several local offices, including Justice of the Peace, Town Meeting Moderator, Town Clerk and Treasurer, School Superintendent, and school board member. He also served as Washington County Assistant Judge from 1884 to 1888. Stanton was elected to the Vermont House of Representatives in 1884 and 1886. From 1890 to 1896 he was Washington County State's Attorney. He served as a state Railroad Commissioner from 1896 to 1898 and was Commission Chairman from 1897 to 1898. Stanton won election to the Vermont Senate in 1900. In 1902 he won election as Lieutenant Governor and served until 1904. In 1908 he was narrowly defeated for the Republican nomination for Governor, but later that year he was elected Judge of the Washington County Superior Court. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jennie Smith Stanton (1853 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Jessie L. Stanton Davis (1884 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roxbury Cemetery
Roxbury
Washington County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26919592
Zed Silloway Stanton
Added by: Bill McKern
 
Zed Silloway Stanton
Added by: Bill McKern
 
Zed Silloway Stanton
Added by: Bill McKern
 
 
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