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Luke Potter Poland

senator , jurist

Luke Potter Poland, American senator, jurist. member Vermont Constitutional Convention, 1843; member United States Senate (Republican) from Vermont, November 21, 1865-1867; member United States House of Representatives from Vermont, 40th-43d 48th congresses, 1867-1875, 83-85, Chairman of Commission to investigate Ku Klux Klan in South, 1871; member Vermont House of Representatives, 1878, 86.

Background

Poland, Luke Potter was born on November 1, 1815 in Westford, Vermont, United States. Son of Luther and Nancy (Potter) Poland.

Career

President 1st National.

Membership

Member Vermont Constitutional Convention, 1843. Member United States Senate (Republican) from Vermont, November 21, 1865-1867. Member United States House of Representatives from Vermont, 40th-43d 48th congresses, 1867-1875, 83-85, Chairman of Commission to investigate Ku Klux Klan in South, 1871.

Member Vermont House of Representatives, 1878, 86.

Connections

Married Martha Smith Page, January 12, 1838. Married second, Adelia Page, 1854.

father:
Luther Poland

mother:
Nancy (Potter) Poland

spouses:
Martha Smith Page

Adelia Page