Historical records matching Carroll S. Page, Governor, U.S. Senator
About Carroll S. Page, Governor, U.S. Senator
Carroll Smalley Page (January 10, 1843 – December 3, 1925) was a United States Senator and the 43rd Governor of Vermont. Born in Westfield, Vermont, he attended the common schools, People's Academy in Morrisville and Lamoille Central Academy in Hyde Park. He was a dealer in raw calfskins at Hyde Park and was president and director of several banks and corporations. From 1869 to 1872 he was a member of the Vermont House of Representatives; from 1874 to 1876 a member of the Vermont Senate, and from 1880 to 1891 registrar of probate court. He was a savings bank examiner from 1884 to 1888, and was Governor of Vermont from 1890 to 1892.
In 1908, Page was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Redfield Proctor; he was reelected in 1910 and 1916 and served from October 21, 1908, to March 4, 1923. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1922. While in the Senate, Page was chairman of the Committee on Standards, Weights and Measures (Sixty-first Congress) and a member of the Committee on Cuban Relations (Sixty-second Congress), the Committee on the Disposition of Useless Executive Papers (Sixty-third Congress), the Committee on Transportation and Sale of Meat Products (Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses), and the Committee on Naval Affairs (Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses). He resided in Hyde Park until his death in 1925; interment was in Hyde Park Cemetery