JONATHAN ROSS of St. Johnsbury, Republican; chief judge; was
born in Waterford, April 30, 1826; he is a lawyer, having read for that profession in the office of the late Hon. William
Hebard, and located in St. Johnsbury in 1856; he is a graduate of Dartmouth College; was a member of the House in 1865, 1866, and
1867, and a senator from the County of Caledonia in 1870; was a member of the State Board of education from 1866 to 1870; was one
of the Council of Censors in 1869; was elected as an assistant judge of the Supreme Court in 1870, receiving successive
elections since; was appointed second assistant judge by Governor Farnham in 1882, vice Timothy P. Redfield, promoted; and was
elected chief judge in 1890; appointed United States Senator by Governor Smith to succeed Hon. Justin S. Morrill, deceased.
Religious preference, Congregationalist.
HENRY STEPHEN BINGHAM of Bennington, Republican; was born
in Bennington, February 9, 1850; he is a manufacturer and manufacturer's agent; was educated in the public schools of
Bennington and High School of Brattleboro; has been president of
the village of Bennington. Religious preference, Congregationalist.
JAMES M. BOUTWELL of Montpelier, Republican; was born in
Montpelier, May 16, 1856; educated in the schools of Montpelier and Goddard Seminary; has served as trustee of the village of
Montpelier and as alderman of the city of Montpelier; elected mayor in March, 1902. He is a granite dealer.
EDWIN MAURICE HARVEY of Montpelier, republican; clerk, board
of railroad commissioners; was born in Topsham, October 12, 1871; he is a lawyer, and graduated from Montpelier Seminary, class of
'92, and from University of Vermont, class of '96; second assistant librarian state library, 1896, 1898, 1900. Religious
preference, Methodist. Post-office address, Montpelier, Vt.
FISH AND GAME COMMISSIONERS
HENRY G. THOMAS of Stowe, Republican; was born in Stowe, May
6, 1844; he is a dealer in coal and fuel; was educated in the common schools of Stowe; was member of the school board in South
Dakota; director of the masonic Mutual Aid in Minneapolis; enlisted June 1, 1861, in Company E, Third Vermont Infantry;
served three years, two months; was regimental postmaster two years; is now superintendent of Memorial Building in Stowe.
Religious preference, Unitarian. Post-office address, Stowe.
EDWARD A. DAVIS of Bethel, Republican; was born in Chelsea,
June 18, 1865; educated in common schools of Chelsea, and graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy; is cashier of National
White River Bank of Bethel. Religious preference, Congregationalist.
BOARD OF HEALTH
CHARLES S. CAVERLY of Rutland, Republican; born in Troy,
N.H., September 30, 1856; profession, a physician; was educated at Dartmouth College, class of 1878, and Medical Department of U.
V. M., 1881; was health officer of Rutland from 1887 to 1889; was appointed to the board in 1890. Religious preference,
HENRY DWIGHT HOLTON of Brattleboro, Republican; born in
Rockingham, July 24, 1838; profession, a physician; located in town in 1867; was educated at Vermont Academy, Saxton's River,
and Medical Department of University of New York; has held the offices of president of Vermont Medical Society in 1873, vice-president of American Medical Association in 1880, delegate to
the International Medical Congress held in Brussells in 1875, treasurer of American Public Health association, appointed
medical examiner to Vermont Asylum for the Insane in 1873, and also in that year elected a trustee of the University of Vermont
and State Agricultural College, professor of materia medica and general pathology in the University of Vermont from 1873 to 1886,
director of Vermont National Bank of Brattleboro, president of the Brattleboro home for aged and disabled, president of board of
trustees of Pan American Medical Association which [ends thus].
TRUMAN R. STILES of St. Johnsbury, Republican; born in
Stowe, July 21, 1847; profession, a physician and surgeon; located in town in July, 1887; educated in the common schools and
Burlington medical college; has held the offices of village trustee and superintendent of water works, director and vice-president of St. Johnsbury Shoe Manufacturing Company, director
of Merchant's National Bank, director and president of Caledonia County Fair Ground Association; was member of the House in 1898.
Religious preference, Methodist.
GEORGE HENRY PERKINS of Burlington, Republican; born in
Cambridge, Mass., 1844; he is professor of Natural History in the University of Vermont; located in town in 1870; was educated at
Yale University, class of 1867; received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Yale in 1869. Religious preference,
Legislative Directory, Biennial Session, 1902, Prepared by Frederick G. Fleetwood, Secretary of State
Vermont Legislative Biographies