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Samuel Demeritt Felker

governor

Samuel Demeritt Felker, American governor. member State Constl; member N.H. State Senate, 1891, 1892; member N.H. Ho.

Background

Felker, Samuel Demeritt was born on April 16, 1859 in Rochester, New Hampshire, United States. Son of William H. and Deborah (Demeritt) Felker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1882, A.M., 1887. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University Law School, 1887. (Doctor of Laws, N.H. State College, May, 1913).

Career

Practiced, Rochester, N.H., since 1887. Member State Constitutional Convention, 1889. Member N.H. State Senate, 1891, 1892.

Mayor of Rochester, 1896, 1897. City solicitor, 1898-1915. Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1909-1911.

Governor of N.H., 1913-1915. Judge Rochester Municipal Court, July since 1915.

Membership

Member State Constl; member N.H. State Senate, 1891, 1892. Member N.H. Ho.

Connections

Married Mary J. Dudley (Bachelor of Arts, Wellesley, 1883), June 26, 1900.

father:
William H. Felker

mother:
Deborah (Demeritt) Felker

spouse:
Mary J. Dudley