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George David ALKEN

He moved with his parents to Putney, Vt., in 1893; attended the public schools of Putney and Brattleboro, Vt. Began with small fruit farm, 1912; started comml. cultivation of wildflowers, 1926,also conducted an extensive nursery business, and in 1926 engaged in the commercial cultivation of wildflowers. He died in Putney, Vt., November 19, 1984; interment in West Hill Cemetery, Putney, Vt.

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  • father: Edward
  • mother: Myra A.
  • children: Dorothy
  • Marjorie
  • Howard
  • George
  • Barbara
  • Wife: Beatrice M.
George David ALKEN
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Born August 20, 1892
Died November 19, 1984
(aged 92)
Nationality
  • November 30, 1909
    Brattleboro
  • November 30, 1920 - November 30, 1937
    school director , Putney
  • November 30, 1931 - November 30, 1935
    member, State house of representatives
  • November 30, 1933 - November 30, 1935
    speaker, State house of representatives
  • November 30, 1935 - November 30, 1937
    lieutenant governor, Vermont
  • November 30, 1937 - November 30, 1941
    Governor , Vermont
  • November 5, 1940
    Republican, United States Senate
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    • Author: Pioneering with Wildflowers, 1933. Pioneering with Fruits and Berries, 1936. Speaking From Vermont, 1938.
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