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Gamaliel Painter

Gamaliel Painter, American army officer, legislator. Served as Lieutenant in Seth Warner’s Additional Continental Regiment, 1776; member lower house Vermont Legislature, various times, 1786-1810; member Government's Council sharing executive power with governor Vermont, 1813-1814.

Background

  • Painter, Gamaliel was born on May 22, 1743 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Shubael and Elizabeth (Dunbar) Painter.

  • Career

    • Assistant judge Addison County, 1785-1786, 87-95.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant in Seth Warner’s Additional Continental Regiment, 1776. Member lower house Vermont Legislature, various times, 1786-1810. Member Government's Council sharing executive power with governor Vermont, 1813-1814.

    Connections

    • Married Abigail Chipman, August 20, 1767. Married second, Victoria Ball, 1795.
    • father: Shubael Painter
    • mother: Elizabeth (Dunbar) Painter
    • spouses: Abigail Chipman
    • Victoria Ball
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    Born March 22, 1743
    Died March 22, 1819
    (aged 76)
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