Marshall Jay Hapgood Edit Profile
Educated Williams College, and independent course at Harvard.
Began in general store business, Peru, 1875. Entered lumber manufacturing business, 1880, and now owns extensive tracts of timber land. Entered hotel business, 1903, attaching an “outdoor fireplace,” the only one of the kind known to exist.
A leading propagandist of forestry in N.E. Attended, by special invitation, the 3 days’ conference for the preservation of natural resources, called by President Roosevelt, at the White House, May 1908. Lover of wild animals and earnest advocate of protection of deer, for which purpose he has an extensive park.
Member Vermont House Republican, 1880, 1904, 06, 12, 14, 16.
Married Flora E. Huggins, June 1875.