Josiah Grout

Politician

1841 – 1925

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Who was Josiah Grout?

Josiah Grout, Jr. was an American lawyer and politician in the US state of Vermont.

Born in Quebec, Canada to Vermonter parents, he served in the American Civil War as a Union Army officer before entering the legal profession after the war. A Republican, he entered politics and was elected to both houses of the Vermont General Assembly, serving as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives. Grout was elected the 46th Governor of Vermont and served from 1896 to 1898.

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Born
May 28, 1841
Compton, Quebec
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • St. Johnsbury Academy
Lived in
  • Vermont
Died
Jul 19, 1925
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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