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  Foster, David J.
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NameDavid J. Foster
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Burlington, Vermont , United States
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Born June 27, 1857
DiedMarch 21, 1912 (54 years)
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Sep 21, 2006 01:07pm
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InfoFOSTER, David Johnson, a Representative from Vermont; born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., June 27, 1857; attended the public schools of his native city and was graduated from the St. Johnsbury (Vt.) Academy in 1876 and from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1880; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1883 and commenced practice in Burlington, Vt.; prosecuting attorney of Chittenden County 1886-1890; member of the State senate 1892-1894; commissioner of State taxes 1894-1898; chairman of the board of railroad commissioners 1898-1900; chairman of the commission representing the United States at the first Centennial of the Independence of Mexico at Mexico City in 1910; chairman of the United States delegation to the general assembly of the International Institute of Agriculture at Rome in May 1911; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1901, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 21, 1912; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce and Labor (Fifty-ninth through Sixty-first Congresses), Committee on Foreign Affairs (Sixty-first Congress); interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Vt.

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