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Percival Wood Clement

Percival Wood Clement, American governor. member Vt.

Background

  • Clement, Percival Wood was born on July 7, 1846 in Rutland, Vermont, United States. Son of Charles and Elizabeth (Wood) Clement.

  • Education

    • Student Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1864-1868.

    Career

    • Clerk and partner Clement & Sons, marble quarries, 1871-1876. Engaged in banking, 1876. President Rutland Railroad Company, 1882-1902.

      President Bristol Railroad Company Owner Rutland Herald. Mayor of Rutland, 1897-1899, 1911-1912. Member Vermont House of Representatives, 1892, Vermont Senate, 1900-1902, 1911-1912.

      Governor of Vermont, 1919-1920, inclusive.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Vt.

    Connections

    • Married Maria H. Goodwin, 1868.
    • father: Charles Clement
    • mother: Elizabeth (Wood) Clement
    • spouse: Maria H. Goodwin
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    Died January 9, 1927
    (aged 80)
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