HUNTER, William, Congress, VT (1754-1827)

HUNTER, William, a Representative from Vermont; born in Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn., January 3, 1754; attended the common schools; resided near Fort Edward, N.Y., from 1763 until 1775, when he moved to Windsor, Vt.; served in the Revolutionary War as a sergeant and lieutenant under General Montgomery; member of the State house of representatives in 1795, 1807, and 1808; register of probate 1798-1801; judge of probate for the district of Windsor 1801-1816; assistant judge of the county court 1805-1816; member of the Vermont council of censors in 1806 and 1820; member of the executive council 1810-1813 and in 1815; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1819); was not a candidate for reelection in 1818 to the Sixteenth Congress; died in Windsor, Windsor County, Vt., November 30, 1827; interment in Sheddsville Cemetery, West Windsor, Vt.

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

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