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Abraham Brookins Gardner
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1819
Pownal
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1881
Bennington
Bennington County
Vermont, USA

Lieutenant Governor of Vermont. He graduated from Union College in 1842 and became an attorney and businessman, including serving as President of the Eagle Square Manufacturing Company and the Bennington and Rutland Railroad. He was Bennington County State's Attorney from 1855 to 1857 and Vermont's Banking Commissioner from 1859 to 1860. From 1860 to 1865 Gardner served in the Vermont House of Representatives, and he was Speaker from 1863 to 1865. He was Lieutenant Governor from 1865 to 1867, and also served as a member of the Republican National Committee. He served in the Vermont Senate from 1870 to 1872, and in 1872 was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor as the fusion candidate of Democrats and Liberal Republican backers of Horace Greeley. Later in the 1870s he served as a member of the Bennington Battle Monument Commission. 
 
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 Parents:
  David Gardner (1787 - 1867)
  Eunice Gardner (1789 - 1875)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Jeannette Swift Gardner (1824 - 1851)*
  Cynthia E Brown Gardner (1832 - 1871)*
  Samantha Willmarth Gardner (1841 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Arthur Brown Gardner (1867 - 1895)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daughter Gardner (____ - 1845)*
  Albina D. Gardner (1816 - 1819)*
  Armenous Gardner (1818 - 1818)*
  Abraham Brookins Gardner (1819 - 1881)
  Samuel Jewett Gardner (1824 - 1900)*
  Augusta Elvira Gardner Carpenter (1828 - 1853)*
  Lodieska Gardner (1833 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Bennington Cemetery
Bennington
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Plot: Section 0A Lot 0665
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26870630
Abraham Brookins Gardner
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Abraham Brookins Gardner
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