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 Paul Dillingham, Jr

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Paul Dillingham, Jr

  • Birth 10 Aug 1799 Shutesbury, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 16 Jul 1891 Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont, USA
  • Burial Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 13507040

U.S. Congressman, Vermont Governor. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced to practice law in Waterbury, Vermont. He was justice of the peace, (1826-44), prosecuting attorney of Washington County, (1835-38) and town clerk of Waterbury, (1829-44). He was also member of the Vermont State House of Representatives, (1833-35, 37-40) and served in the Vermont State Senate, (1841-42). In 1843, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1847. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Vermont State Senate in 1861, Vermont Lieutenant Governor (1862-65) and elected Governor of Vermont, serving (1865-66). After his term, he resumed the practice of law and retired in 1875.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Dillingham, Jr (10 Aug 1799–16 Jul 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13507040, citing Hope Cemetery, Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .