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  Cahoon, William
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AffiliationAnti-Masonic   
NameWilliam Cahoon
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Lyndon, Vermont , United States
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Born January 12, 1774
DiedMay 30, 1833 (59 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
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Jan 02, 2015 10:44pm
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InfoCAHOON, William, a Representative from Vermont; born in Providence, R.I., January 12, 1774; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Lyndon, Vt., in 1791 and engaged in milling and agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1802-1810; succeeded his father as town clerk in 1808; presidential elector in 1808 and voted for Madison and Langdon; county judge 1811-1819; appointed major general in the militia in 1808 and served during the War of 1812; delegate to the State constitutional conventions in 1814 and 1828; member of the executive council 1815-1820; Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 1820 and 1821; elected on the Anti-Masonic ticket to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833); unsuccessful candidate in 1832 for reelection to the Twenty-third Congress; died in Lyndon, Vt., May 30, 1833; interment in Lyndon Town Cemetery, Lyndon Center, Vt.

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  09/06/1830 VT - District 05 Won 54.34% (+8.69%)
  11/02/1829 VT - District 05 - Eighth Trial Won 57.90% (+29.39%)
  09/07/1829 VT - District 05 - Seventh Trial Won 47.08% (+0.00%)
  07/06/1829 VT - District 05 - Sixth Trial Won 37.85% (+4.04%)
  05/04/1829 VT - District 05 - Fifth Trial Won 30.71% (+0.00%)
  03/02/1829 VT - District 05 - Fourth Trial Lost 23.77% (-17.41%)
  01/05/1829 VT - District 05 - Third Trial Lost 18.37% (-22.07%)
  11/11/1828 VT - District 05 - Second Trial Lost 19.55% (-21.23%)
  09/02/1828 VT - District 05 - First Trial Lost 24.59% (-14.99%)
  09/04/1821 VT Lt. Governor Won 98.78% (+97.56%)
  09/05/1820 VT - District 06 - Initial and Final Election Lost 1.87% (-52.46%)
  09/05/1820 VT Lt. Governor Won 92.32% (+84.63%)
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