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Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923


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  • Fuller Name

    • William Paul
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18431212
    • Death Date

        19230712
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1876
        • Affiliation End: 1884
        • Organization: (naf) Vermont. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1878
        • Affiliation End: 1880
        • Organization: (naf) Vermont. General Assembly. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19001018
        • Affiliation End: 19230712
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Waterbury, (Vt.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Montpelier, (Vt.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: The senator from Utah ... 1907:t.p. (William P. Dillingham)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Mar. 10, 2011(William Paul Dillingham; b. Dec. 12, 1843-d. Jul. 12, 1923, son of politician Paul Dillingham, Governor of Vermont, 1888-1890)
    • found: Vermont State Archives WWW site, Mar.. 10, 2011:(William P. Dillingham; governor of Vermont 1888-1890) - http://vermont-archives.org/govhistory/officers/pdf/governor.pdf
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, September 25, 2014(Dillingham, William Paul, (son of Paul Dillingham, Jr.), a Senator from Vermont; born in Waterbury, Washington County, Vt., December 12, 1843; attended the public schools of Waterbury, Newbury Seminary, and Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, N.H.; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Waterbury; prosecuting attorney of Washington County 1872-1876; secretary of civil and military affairs 1874-1876; member, State house of representatives 1876, 1884; member, State senate 1878, 1880; State tax commissioner 1882-1888; Governor of Vermont 1888-1890; president of the Waterbury National Bank 1890-1923; trustee of the University of Vermont at Burlington; president of the board of trustees of Montpelier Seminary; elected in 1900 as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Justin S. Morrill; reelected in 1903, 1909, 1914, and 1920, and served from October 18, 1900, until his death in Montpelier, Vt., July 12, 1923; chairman, Committee on Transportation Routes to the Seaboard (Fifty-seventh Congress), Committee on Immigration (Fifty-eighth through Sixty-first Congresses), Committee on Privileges and Elections (Sixty-second, Sixty-sixth, and Sixty-seventh Congresses), Committee to Establish the University of the United States (Sixty-third through Sixty-fifth Congresses); chairman of the United States Immigration Commission 1907-1910; interment in the Village Cemetery, Waterbury, Vt.)
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    • 1996-07-18: new
    • 2014-09-27: revised
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