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David Johnson Foster

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David Johnson Foster, American congressman. member Vt; member 57th to 62d Congresses (1901-1913), 1st Vt.

Background

Foster, David Johnson was born on June 27, 1857 in Barnet, Vermont, United States. Son of Jacob Prentiss and Matilda (Cahoon) Foster.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1880.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1883, and began practice at Burlington, Vermont State’s attorney, Chittenden Company, Vermont, 1886-1890. Member Vermont Senate, 1892-1894. Commissioner state taxes, 1894-1898.

Chairman Board R.R. Commissioners, 1898-1900. Member 57th to 62d Congresses (1901-1913), 1st Vermont District.

Membership

Member Vt; member 57th to 62d Congresses (1901-1913), 1st Vt.

Connections

Married Mabel M. Allen, October 4, 1883.

father:
Jacob Prentiss Foster

mother:
Matilda (Cahoon) Foster

spouse:
Mabel M. Allen