William Paul Dillingham Edit Profile
Brother of Frank D.; academic education.
Admitted to bar, 1867. and then in practice at Montpelier, Vermont. President Waterbury National Bank, since 1890. State’s attorney, Washington Company, Vermont, 1872-1876.
Secretary civil and military affairs, 1866 and 1874-1876. Member House of Representatives, 1876, 84, Senate, 1878, 80. Commissioner state taxes, 1882-1888.
Governor of Vermont, 1888-1890. Elected United States senator, October 18, 1900, for unexpired term (1900-1903) of Justin S. Morrill, deceased. Reëlected for 4 terms, 1903-1927.
Married Mary Ellen Shipman, December 24, 1874.