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Samuel Demeritt Felker

Samuel Demeritt Felker, American governor. member State Constl; member N.H. State Senate, 1891, 1892; member N.H. Ho.


  • Felker, Samuel Demeritt was born on April 16, 1859 in Rochester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of William H. and Deborah (Demeritt) Felker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1882, A.M., 1887. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University Law School, 1887. (Doctor of Laws, N.H. State College, May, 1913).


    • Practiced, Rochester, N.H., since 1887. Member State Constitutional Convention, 1889. Member N.H. State Senate, 1891, 1892.

      Mayor of Rochester, 1896, 1897. City solicitor, 1898-1915. Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1909-1911.

      Governor of N.H., 1913-1915. Judge Rochester Municipal Court, July since 1915.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member State Constl; member N.H. State Senate, 1891, 1892. Member N.H. Ho.


    • Married Mary J. Dudley (Bachelor of Arts, Wellesley, 1883), June 26, 1900.
    • father: William H. Felker
    • mother: Deborah (Demeritt) Felker
    • spouse: Mary J. Dudley
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    Died November 14, 1932
    (aged 73)