Trustees of Vermont State Hospital for the
WILLIAM NICHOLS PLATT of Shoreham, Republican; born in
Enosburgh, October 7, 1848; profession, a physician, and located in town in 1870; was educated at Plattsburgh Academy, Hobart
College and the Medical Department of the University of Vermont; was a member of the House of Representatives in 1892, and the
Senate in 1894; has held the office of selectman, school director and justice of peace; was appointed trustee by Governor Woodbury
to fill the vacancy caused by the death of William H. Hunt in 1895. Religious preference, Episcopalian.
CHARLES H. MAXHAM of Pomfret, Republican; born in
Pomfret, November 29, 1834; was educated in the common schools of Pomfret and Woodstock; has held all the different town offices and
represented the town in 1882; is auditor and trustee in the Ottaquechee Savings Bank; receiver of the Randolph Savings Bank.
Religious preference, Universalist.
GEORGE W. WING of Montpelier, Republican; born in
Plainfield, October 22, 1843; profession, a lawyer; located in town in 1858; was educated at Barre Academy and Washington County
Grammar School, and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1866; was a member of the House of Representatives in 1882; was assistant
state librarian from 1865 to 1867; deputy secretary of state from 1867 to 1873, inclusive; and clerk in the state treasurer's
office from 1868 to 1873. Was Montpelier's first mayor.
MARCELLO HUTCHINSON, Superintendent of the Vermont State
Hospital for the Insane; Republican; born in Wakefield, Mass., in 1849; profession, a physician; located in town in 1899; educated
in the public schools of Wakefield, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., class of '68; Harvard College, class of '72, and Harvard
Medical College, class '77; was house officer in the Massachusetts General Hospital for one year ending July 1st,
1877; assistant physician Taunton Insane Hospital, Taunton, Mass., from August, 1877, to October, 1890, superintendent
Massachusetts Hospital for dipsomaniacs and inebriates at Foxboro, Mass., from October, 1890, to April, 1899; was appointed
superintendent Vermont State Hospital for the Insane, April 1st, 1899; is a member of the state medical societies of Vermont and
Massachusetts. Religious preference, Universalist. Post-office address, Waterbury.
of the Insane
CHARLES L. ERWIN of Newport, Republican; was born in Sheldon
in 1844; profession, a physician and surgeon; and located in town in 1867; was educated in public schools, Franklin Academy and U.
V. M. Medical Department, class of 1867; was a private of Company L, 1st Vermont Cavalry, War of the Rebellion; member of the House
in 1876 and 1882, and of the Senate in 1894; has held the offices of superintendent of schools two years, selectman nine years,
being chairman seven years, and at present is auditor and justice of the peace. Religious preference, Methodist. Post-office
address, Newport Center, Vt.
GEORGE S. FOSTER of Putney, Republican; was born in Waltham,
June 7, 1848; he is a physician, and located in town in 1875; was educated in the University of Vermont, Medical Department, class
of 1874; has held the offices of superintendent of schools, member of county board of education and chairman of school
directors since 1892; member of the Senate in 1896. Religious preference,
Legislative Directory, Biennial Session, 1902, Prepared by Frederick G. Fleetwood, Secretary of State
Vermont Legislative Biographies