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Luke Potter Poland

Luke Potter Poland, American senator, jurist. member Vermont Constitutional Convention, 1843; member United States Senate (Republican) from Vermont, November 21, 1865-1867; member United States House of Representatives from Vermont, 40th-43d 48th congresses, 1867-1875, 83-85, Chairman of Commission to investigate Ku Klux Klan in South, 1871; member Vermont House of Representatives, 1878, 86.

Background

  • Poland, Luke Potter was born on November 1, 1815 in Westford, Vermont, United States. Son of Luther and Nancy (Potter) Poland.

  • Career

    • President 1st National.

    Membership

    Member Vermont Constitutional Convention, 1843. Member United States Senate (Republican) from Vermont, November 21, 1865-1867. Member United States House of Representatives from Vermont, 40th-43d 48th congresses, 1867-1875, 83-85, Chairman of Commission to investigate Ku Klux Klan in South, 1871.

    Member Vermont House of Representatives, 1878, 86.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Smith Page, January 12, 1838. Married second, Adelia Page, 1854.
    • father: Luther Poland
    • mother: Nancy (Potter) Poland
    • spouses: Martha Smith Page
    • Adelia Page
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    Born November 1, 1815
    Died July 2, 1887
    (aged 71)
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