David Manning Camp

David Manning Camp

Birth
Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, USA
Death 20 Feb 1871 (aged 82)
Derby Line, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Burial Derby, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 26837898 · View Source
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Vermont Lieutenant Governor. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1810, and in 1813 moved to Derby to become a US Customs Collector. Camp subsequently studied law, attained admission to the bar, and became an attorney in Newport. He served as Orleans County State's Attorney in 1815, and as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1825 to 1826 and 1834 to 1835. He was also Orleans County Assistant Judge from 1830 to 1832 and 1834 to 1835. Camp became a Whig when that party was founded and served as Lieutenant Governor from 1836 to 1841. He was a Delegate to the 1839 Whig national convention and after serving as Lieutenant Governor Camp won election to the Vermont Senate, serving from 1842 to 1844. He also served as Assistant Judge again in 1843, and as Orleans County Superintendent of Schools. In the 1850s Camp relocated to Milwaukee, where his son Hoel H. Camp was a prominent banker and businessman, and he returned to Vermont in the 1860s. David M. Camp's nephew, also named David M. Camp, was Clerk of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1869 to 1878.


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  • Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 15 May 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 26837898
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Manning Camp (21 Apr 1788–20 Feb 1871), Find a Grave Memorial no. 26837898, citing Derby Center Cemetery, Derby, Orleans County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Bill McKern (contributor 46817687) .