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Carroll Smalley PAGE

(1843-1925)
Senate Years of Service:
1908-1923
Party:
Republican

PAGE, Carroll Smalley, a Senator from Vermont; born in Westfield, Orleans County, Vt., January 10, 1843; attended the common schools, People’s Academy, Morrisville, Vt., and Lamoille Central Academy, Hyde Park, Lamoille County, Vt.; dealer in raw calfskins at Hyde Park, Vt.; president and director of several banks and corporations; member, State house of representatives 1869-1872; member, State senate 1874-1876; register of probate court 1880-1891; savings-bank examiner 1884-1888; Governor of Vermont 1890-1892; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1908 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Redfield Proctor; reelected in 1910 and 1916 and served from October 21, 1908, to March 3, 1923; was not a candidate for reelection in 1922; chairman, Committee on Standards, Weights and Measures (Sixty-first Congress), Committee on Cuban Relations (Sixty-second Congress), Committee on the Disposition of Useless Executive Papers (Sixty-third Congress), Committee on Transportation and Sale of Meat Products (Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses), Committee on Naval Affairs (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses); resided in Hyde Park, Vt., until his death on December 3, 1925; interment in Hyde Park Cemetery.

Bibliography

Barlow, Melvin. The Unconquerable Senator Page: The Struggle to Establish Legislation for Vocational Education. Washington, D.C.: American Vocational Association, 1976.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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