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Nelson Wilbur Fisk
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1854
Isle la Motte
Grand Isle County
Vermont, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1923
Isle la Motte
Grand Isle County
Vermont, USA

69 yrs
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Fisk Lot

Front
Samuel Fisk

side 1
Polly wife of Samuel Fisk

side 2
Nelson W Fisk
wife: Elizabeth B Hubbell
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Parent links provided by: NW Mountain Man

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Additional information below supplied by: Bill McKern

Birth -- Isle La Motte, August 5, 1854.
Death -- Isle La Motte, October 21, 1923
Marriage -- 1880, Chazy, New York

Vermont Lieutenant Governor. He graduated from Eastman Business College in Poughkeepsie and was employed at his family's marble quarry, becoming sole proprietor after his father's death.

A Republican, he served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1883 to 1887 and the Vermont Senate from 1889 to 1891. As a legislator he played a key role in the construction of three Grand Isle bridges, including the first one to connect it with the Vermont mainland at Alburgh. Fisk served as a Trustee of the State Normal School (now Johnson State College), the State Industrial School in Vergennes (then Vermont's reform institution for juveniles) and the University of Vermont. He was also a Delegate to the 1888 and 1892 Republican national conventions. In 1896 he was elected Lieutenant Governor and served one term, 1897 to 1899. In 1901 Vice President Theodore Roosevelt was visiting with Fisk and other Vermont Republicans at Fisk's home when Roosevelt was informed that President William McKinley had been shot.

(McKinley died six weeks later and Roosevelt became President.) The Fisk quarry on Isle La Motte's West Shore Road is now an environmental interpretive site that is open to the public.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hiram Cyrus Fisk (1818 - 1884)
  Cynthia Anna Clark Fisk (1828 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth B Hubbell Fisk (1859 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Cynthia Fisk Crowell (1852 - 1888)*
  Nelson Wilbur Fisk (1854 - 1923)
  Myra Willard Fisk Graves (1856 - 1921)*
  Hiram Fisk (1863 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Cemetery
Isle la Motte
Grand Isle County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Oct 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21860069
Nelson Wilbur Fisk
Added by: Barb Destromp
 
Nelson Wilbur Fisk
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Nelson Wilbur Fisk
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