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  Wason, Edward H.
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NameEdward H. Wason
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Nashua, New Hampshire , United States
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Born September 02, 1865
DiedFebruary 06, 1941 (75 years)
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Jan 10, 2015 03:26am
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InfoWASON, Edward Hills, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in New Boston, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 2, 1865; attended public and private schools and Francestown (N.H.) Academy; was graduated from New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts at Hanover in 1886 and from Boston (Mass.) University Law School in 1890; was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced practice in Nashua, N.H.; sergeant at arms, assistant clerk, and later clerk of the State senate; member of the Nashua Board of Education 1891-1895, serving as its president in 1895; city solicitor of Nashua in 1894 and 1895; president of the common council in 1897 and 1898; served in the State house of representatives in 1899, 1909, and 1913; member of the State constitutional conventions in 1902 and 1912; solicitor of Hillsborough County 1903-1907; president of the Citizens’ Guaranty Savings Bank of Nashua 1904-1941; also engaged in agricultural pursuits in Merrimack, N.H., 1906-1941; alderman of Nashua 1906-1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1933); was not a candidate for renomination in 1932; retired from public life in 1933 and resided on his estate near New Boston, N.H., where he died February 6, 1941; interment in New Boston Cemetery.


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