Nathaniel “Natt” Head

Nathaniel “Natt” Head

Birth
Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 12 Nov 1883 (aged 55)
Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
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New Hampshire Governor. After graduating from Pembroke Academy, he established a successful construction company and focused on railroad development in New Hampshire. He
was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, (1861-62), served as the state adjutant general, (1864-70) and a member of the New Hampshire State Senate, (1874-78). In 1879, he was elected as a Republican the 46th Governor of New Hampshire, serving until 1881. During his term, a child's labor law was sanctioned, a new state prison was opened and legislation was enacted that required a telegraph in all railroad stations. After leaving office, he retired from politics and returned to his various business interests until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 41540794
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathaniel “Natt” Head (20 May 1828–12 Nov 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41540794, citing Head Cemetery, Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .