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Eben Pomeroy Colton
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1829
West Fairlee
Orange County
Vermont, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1895
Irasburg
Orleans County
Vermont, USA

Vermont Lieutenant Governor. Born Ebenezer Pomeroy Colton and usually called E. Pomeroy Colton, he moved to Irasburg with his family at age 14, and after completing his education was active in construction, farming and lumbering. Originally a Whig in politics, he became a Republican when that party was founded in the 1850s. Colton served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1859 to 1860 and in the Vermont Senate from 1870 to 1874. In 1876 he was again elected to the Vermont House. In 1878 he was elected Lieutenant Governor and served one term. Active in the Masons and other civic and fraternal organizations, Colton was the first Master of the Vermont Grange, serving from 1872 to 1877. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Almira A. Bailey Colton (1836 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Jane Colton (1859 - 1861)*
  Jennie Gertrude Colton Phillips (1862 - 1920)*
  Eben Pomeroy Colton (1874 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Irasburg Cemetery
Irasburg
Orleans County
Vermont, USA
Plot: Plot 197, Row T 24a
 
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26914525
Eben Pomeroy Colton
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Eben Pomeroy Colton
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Eben Pomeroy Colton
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 Added: Jan. 14, 2010
 
 
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