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  Grout, William W.
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  1890-01-01  
 
NameWilliam W. Grout
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Barton, Vermont , United States
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Born May 24, 1836
DiedOctober 07, 1902 (66 years)
ContributorChronicler
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Aug 11, 2015 04:35pm
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InfoGROUT, William Wallace, a Representative from Vermont; born in Compton, Province of Quebec, May 24, 1836; pursued an academic course and graduated from the Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Law School in 1857; was admitted to the bar in December of the same year and practiced in Barton, Vt.; served as lieutenant colonel of the Fifteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry, in the Union Army during the Civil War; prosecuting attorney of Orleans County in 1865 and 1866; served in the State house of representatives 1868-1870 and in 1874; member of the State senate in 1876 and served as president pro tempore of that body; elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1881-March 3, 1883); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1882 to the Forty-eighth Congress; elected to the Forty-ninth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1901); chairman, Committee on District of Columbia (Fifty-first Congress), Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (Fifty-fourth through Fifty-sixth Congresses); engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in Kirby, Vt., October 7, 1902; interment in Pine Grove Cemetery.

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