Frank Lester Greene Edit Profile
Educational public schools, Cleveland, and St. Albans, to 13. Honorary Master of Arts, Norwich U., 1908, Doctor of Laws, 1915.
Began as errand boy in auditor’s office Central Vermont Railway. Became stenographer, and chief clerk general freight department. Reporter, 1891, editor, 1899-1912, St. Albans Daily Messenger.
Member of commission to prepare and propose amendments to state const. Chairman Republican State Convention, 1914. Elected to 62d Congress July 30, 1912, for unexpired term of late David J. Foster.
Reëlected 63d to 67th Congresses (1913-1923), 1st Vermont District. Elected to the United States Senate 2 terms, 1923-1935. Private to captain, Vermont National Guard, 1888-1900.
A.-d.-c. staff of governor of Vermont. Raised and recruited Company B, 1st Vermont Infantry Volumes, Spanish-American War, and mustered into United States service as captain. Was adjutant general 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 3d A.C. Regent Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1917-1923.
Trustee Vermont Soldiers’ Home, Lyndon Institute.
Married Jessie Emma Richardson, February 20, 1895. Children: Richard Lester, Dorothy, Stuart Hoadley.