Robert Johnstone Vance

Robert Johnstone Vance

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 15 Jun 1902 (aged 48)
Montreat, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 6639661 · View Source
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US Congressman. He was editor and publisher of the New Britain Herald, City Clerk of New Britain, and a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in 1886. In 1887, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth Congress, serving until 1889. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his newspaper pursuits, was Labor Commissioner of Connecticut, Mayor of New Britain, and a delegate to the Connecticut State constitutional convention in 1902, shortly before his death at age 48.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 26 Jul 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6639661
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Johnstone Vance (15 Mar 1854–15 Jun 1902), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6639661, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .