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Eugene Noble Foss

governor

Eugene Noble Foss, American governor.

Background

Foss, Eugene Noble was born on September 24, 1858 in West Berkshire, Vermont, United States. Son of George Edmund and Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss.

Education

Brother of George Edmund F. University of Vermont, 1877-1879 (Bachelor of Arts, 1901, Doctor of Laws, 1912).

Career

Entered manufacturing at Boston, 1882. Became president B. F. Sturtevant Company. Officer in other corporations Prominent from 1902 in advocacy of tariff revisions and reciprocity.

Elected to 61st Congress, March 22, 1910, for unexpired term (1910-1911) of William C. Lovering, deceased. Governor of Massachusetts terms 1910-1911, 1911-1912, 1912-1913. Defeated for reëlection, 1913.

Connections

Married Lilla Sturtevant, June 12, 1884.

father:
George Edmund Foss

mother:
Marcia Cordelia (Noble) Foss

spouse:
Lilla Sturtevant