|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1832|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 1887|
Vermont Lieutenant Governor. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1856, studied law with Congressman William Hebard and Lieutenant Governor Burnham Martin and was admitted to the bar in 1860. A Republican, from 1856 to 1859 he was Assistant Clerk of the Vermont House of Representatives, and he was Orange County Clerk from 1860 until his death. Hinckley served as a Town of Chelsea Justice of the Peace and Town Meeting Moderator, also serving in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1862 to 1863 and 1868 to 1870. From 1872 to 1874 he served in the Vermont Senate and was Senate President. He was then elected Lieutenant Governor and served one term, 1874 to 1876. In 1880 he returned to the Vermont House of Representatives for one term. Hinckley died suddenly while in Boston to visit his sisters for Thanksgiving. He was the brother in law of Civil War General and Medal of Honor recipient William Wirt Henry (1831-1915).
Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 16, 2008
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