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Moody Currier

Moody Currier, American banker, governor of New Hampshire. member N.H. Senate, 1856-1857, president, 1857.

Background

  • Currier, Moody was born on April 22, 1806 in Boscawen, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Moody Morse and Rhoda (Putney) Currier.

  • Education

    • Graduate Dartmouth, 1834, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1885. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Bates College, 1881.

    Career

    • First practiced law at Manchester, N.H. Member N.H. Senate, 1856-1857, president, 1857. President Ampskeag National Bank, 1864.

      Founder, chief manager, director People’s Savings Bank. President Eastern R.R. in N.H., Gas Light Company. Director Concord & Portsmouth R.R.

      Governor N.H., 1885-1887.

    Membership

    Member N.H. Senate, 1856-1857, president, 1857.

    Connections

    • Married Lucretia Dustin, December 8, 1836. Married second, Mary Kidder, September 5, 1847.
    • father: Moody Morse Currier
    • mother: Rhoda (Putney) Currier
    • spouses: Lucretia Dustin
    • Mary Kidder
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    Born April 22, 1806
    Died August 23, 1898
    (aged 92)
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