John Hastings Merrifield

John Hastings Merrifield

Birth
Williamsville, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 29 Dec 1906 (aged 59)
Williamsville, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Burial Williamsville, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Plot Williamsville Old Cemetery
Memorial ID 117330477 · View Source
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Vermont House Speaker. He was educated in Newfane, graduated from Springfield Wesleyan Seminary in Springfield, Vermont and became a farmer. Merrifield also operated a general store and was Station Agent for the Boston and Worcester Railroad. For over 30 years he was part of the Vermont House of Representatives as a member or as a staff assistant, including: engrossing clerk (1874-1878); member (1878-1882, 1896); second assistant clerk (1882-1888); first assistant clerk (1890); and clerk (1892-1896). From 1902 to 1906 Merrifield served again as a member of the House, and was chosen to be Speaker. He died after suffering an angina attack.


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  • Created by: RBSconnections
  • Added: 19 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117330477
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hastings Merrifield (12 Jun 1847–29 Dec 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117330477, citing Williamsville Cemetery, Williamsville, Windham County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by RBSconnections (contributor 47535600) .