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Elihu Barber Taft, American lawyer. member Botany.

Background

Taft, Elihu Barber was born on March 25, 1847 in Williston, Vermont, United States. Son of Eleazer and Ellen Maria (Barber) Taft.

Education

Education common schools, Williston Academy, University of Vermont, Bachelor of Arts, 1871, A.M., 1875.

Career

Admitted to bar, April 1, 1873. In practice ever since. School commissioner, alderman and city attorney, in all 13 years, Burlington, Vermont.

State senator, 1888-1890. Delaware Universal Congress Lawyers and Jurists, St. Louis, 1904. Universalist.

Membership

Member Botany; Clubs: Algonquin.

Connections

Married Williston, Vermont, April.

father:
Eleazer Taft

mother:
Ellen Maria (Barber) Taft

spouse:
Williston