Frederick H. Billings

Frederick H. Billings

Birth
Royalton, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 30 Sep 1890 (aged 67)
Vermont, USA
Burial Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 32073858 · View Source
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Lawyer and founder of the Northern Pacific Railroad. Born in Royalton, Vermont in 1823 and then moved and grew up in Woodstock, Vermont. He them went to San Francisco to become a lawyer and later became president of the Northern Pacific Railroad that ran across the Northern United States. In 1882 the NPR arrived to the tiny town of Coulson, Montana and was renamed after him and Billings County, North Dakota is named after him.



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  • Created by: Michael P. Riedel
  • Added: 9 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32073858
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick H. Billings (27 Sep 1823–30 Sep 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32073858, citing River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Michael P. Riedel (contributor 47058947) .