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  Greene, Frank Lester
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameFrank Lester Greene
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Albans, Vermont , United States
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Born February 10, 1870
DiedDecember 17, 1930 (60 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedChronicler
Sep 21, 2006 01:09pm
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InfoGREENE, Frank Lester, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Albans, Franklin County, Vt., February 10, 1870; attended the public schools; employed by the Central Vermont Railway Co. in various capacities 1883-1891; served in the Vermont National Guard 1888-1900, rising from private to captain; recruited an infantry company during the Spanish-American War, serving as captain; mustered out and commissioned colonel on the staff of the Governor; reporter and later editor of the St. Albans Daily Messenger 1891-1912; president of the Vermont Press Association 1904-1905; member of the commission to prepare and propose amendments to the State constitution in 1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of David J. Foster; reelected to the Sixty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from July 30, 1912, until March 3, 1923; regent of the Smithsonian Institution 1917-1923; elected in 1922 as a Republican to the United States Senate; reelected in 1928 and served from March 4, 1923, until his death in St. Albans, Vt., December 17, 1930; chairman, Committee on Enrolled Bills (Sixty-ninth through Seventy-first Congresses); interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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  11/06/1928 VT US Senate Won 71.55% (+43.10%)
  11/07/1922 VT US Senate Won 69.05% (+38.09%)
  11/02/1920 VT - District 01 Won 74.69% (+49.41%)
  11/05/1918 VT - District 01 Won 75.89% (+51.78%)
  11/07/1916 VT - District 01 Won 71.06% (+45.35%)
  11/03/1914 VT - District 01 Won 63.25% (+40.84%)
  09/03/1912 VT - District 01 Won 59.79% (+24.41%)
  07/30/1912 VT - District 01 - Special Election Won 87.27% (+75.82%)
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Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 R John J. Parker