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 Nahum Josiah Bachelder

Nahum Josiah Bachelder

Birth
East Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 22 Apr 1934 (aged 79)
East Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 10949971 · View Source
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New Hampshire Govenror. A native of East Andover, New Hampshire, he devoted his life to agriculture. He was the state's first Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture. He had the post for twenty-six years, even holding it while Governor. He was active in the farmer's political movement commonly known as the Grange. He was Chairman of the group's National Execuitve Committee and became "Tenth Master of the National Grange". He served as Governor from 1903 to 1905. While Governor he sought to increase appropriations for the state's agricultural education initiatives and he repealed the state's fifty year old law prohibiting the sale of liquor.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 10949971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nahum Josiah Bachelder (3 Sep 1854–22 Apr 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10949971, citing Proctor Cemetery, Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .