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 Joseph Poland

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Joseph Poland

Birth
Underhill, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Death 6 Jun 1898 (aged 80)
Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Burial Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 28560432 View Source
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Journalist, Printer, Abolitionist and Political Leader. His newspaper office was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Poland was a Free Soil Democrat and was active in anti-slavery third parties until becoming a Republican when that party was founded in the 1850s. Washington County Probate Judge, 1852-1853. Vermont Senate, 1858-1860. Civil War Payroll Allotment Commissioner, 1861-1865. In 1863 he was Vermont's agent for the purchase of land in Montpelier for Sloan US Army Hospital. Vermont House, 1870-1871.


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  • Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 27 Jul 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28560432
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28560432/joseph-poland : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Poland (14 Mar 1818–6 Jun 1898), Find a Grave Memorial ID 28560432, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Bill McKern (contributor 46817687) .