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Lawyer

Benjamin F. Fifield, American lawyer. member Vt.

Background

Fifield, Benjamin F. was born on November 18, 1832 in Orange, Vermont, United States. Son of Orange and Melissa N. Fifield.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Vermont, 1855, later A.M. (Doctor of Laws, 1906).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1858. General counsel Central Vermont R.R., many years. United State Attorneys for Vermont, 1869-1880.

Member Vermont House of Representatives, 1880. Commissioner to Chicago Exposition, from Vermont, 1893. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1884.

Declined appointment to the United States Senate to fill vacancy caused by death of Senator Morrill, 1899 (retired). Home: Montpelier, Vt.

Membership

Member Vt.

Connections

Married Lucy Hubbard, January 1865.

father:
Orange Fifield

mother:
Melissa N. Fifield

spouse:
Lucy Hubbard