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Gamaliel Painter

army officer , legislator

Gamaliel Painter, American army officer, legislator. Served as Lieutenant in Seth Warner’s Additional Continental Regiment, 1776; member lower house Vermont Legislature, various times, 1786-1810; member Government's Council sharing executive power with governor Vermont, 1813-1814.

Background

Painter, Gamaliel was born on May 22, 1743 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Shubael and Elizabeth (Dunbar) Painter.

Career

Assistant judge Addison County, 1785-1786, 87-95.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant in Seth Warner’s Additional Continental Regiment, 1776. Member lower house Vermont Legislature, various times, 1786-1810. Member Government's Council sharing executive power with governor Vermont, 1813-1814.

Connections

Married Abigail Chipman, August 20, 1767. Married second, Victoria Ball, 1795.

father:
Shubael Painter

mother:
Elizabeth (Dunbar) Painter

spouses:
Abigail Chipman

Victoria Ball