George H. Prouty

George Herbert Prouty ( born March 4, 1862 in Newport, Orleans County, Vermont, † August 18 1918 in Quebec, Canada ) was an American politician and 1908-1910 Governor of the State of Vermont.

Early years and political rise

George Prouty attended the Bryan & Stratton Commercial College in Boston. Then he went into his father's company, who ran one of the largest wooden shops in New England. In addition, he was also on the board of railroad company Boston and Maine Railroad, the Orleans Trust Company and New England Telephone and Telegraph Company.

Prouty was a member of the Republican Party who continuously asked the governors of Vermont 1854-1963. Between 1896 and 1897 he was a delegate in the House of Representatives from Vermont. Between 1904 and 1905 he was a member of the state senate and the president. From 1906 to 1908 he served as Deputy Governor Deputy Governor Fletcher D. Proctor.

Governor of Vermont and other CV

In 1908, George Prouty was elected governor of his state. In his two-year tenure of the railway committee was incorporated into the Commission's public service. To ensure that all public services came under a single administration. At that time, more government bodies such as a Ministry of Education created ( State Board of Education ). After the expiration of his term of office on October 5, 1910, Prouty was dedicated again its extensive shops. In 1916 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention. George Prouty died in a collision of his vehicle with a train in Quebec. He was married to Henrietta Allen. His nephew Winston L. Prouty was both deputy and senator in the Congress of the United States. His brother Charles was Chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission.