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James Manning TYLER

(1835-1926)

TYLER, James Manning, a Representative from Vermont; born in Wilmington, Windham County, Vt., April 27, 1835; attended the Brattleboro Academy and was graduated from the Law University of Albany, N.Y.; was admitted to the bar in September 1860 and commenced practice in Wilmington, Vt.; member of the State house of representatives in 1863 and 1864; State’s attorney in 1866 and 1867; trustee of the Vermont Asylum for the Insane 1875-1926; elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1883); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1882; resumed the practice of his profession in Brattleboro, Vt.; appointed a judge of the supreme court of the State in September 1887 and served until his resignation December 1, 1908; president of the Vermont National Bank 1917-1923; president of the Vermont-Peoples’ National Bank in 1923 and 1924; died in Brattleboro, Windham County, Vt., October 13, 1926; interment in Prospect Hill Cemetery.

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

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