Ernest LeGrand Sprague

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Ernest LeGrand Sprague

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Birthplace: East Providence, Providence, RI, USA
Death: Died in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: North Burial Ground, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Henry Sprague and Eleanora Sinclair Sprague
Husband of Magdalena Sprague
Father of Marjory Rhodes Richardson

Occupation: elected page in the house of representatives of the Rhode Island general assembly and served 1891-1894; in the senate, 1894-1896; clerk in the office of the secretary of state, 1894-1909, and has been assistant secretary of state since September, 1909, an
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About Ernest LeGrand Sprague

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(X) Ernest Le Grand, son of Daniel Henry Sprague, was born at "Woodward Villa," East Providence, Rhode Island, December 22, 1876. He received a common school education, graduating from the Bridgham grammar school in the class of 1892, and from the classical department of the Providence high school in the class of 1896. He was elected page in the house of representatives of the Rhode Island general assembly and served 1891-1894; in the senate, 1894-1896; clerk in the office of the secretary of state, 1894-1909, and has been assistant secretary of state since September, 1909, and deputy.

Though one of the younger men in age, though not in time, in public service at the capitol, he has proved himself a most capable and efficient man and has won the friendship and esteem of men in public life, regardless of politics, throughout the state. He resides on the west shore of the Providence river, in Edgewood, city of Cranston. In politics he is a Republican. He is a past master of Orpheus Lodge, No. 36. Ancient Free and Accepted Masons; member of the Past Masters' Association. Ancient Free and Accepted Masons; past commander of General A. E. Burnside Camp, No. 5, Division of Rhode Island, Sons of Veterans, United States of America; vicepresident of Past Commanders' Association, Sons of Veterans, United States of America; member of the British Club of Rhode Island;

Edgewood Yacht Club; Edgewood Tennis Club; Arion Club of Providence, and has served as a member of the Third Division, Rhode Island Naval Battalion, Rhode Island Militia. He sang for twelve years in several churches in Providence.

He married, at Providence, November 19, 1903, Magdalene, daughter of Andrew and Ada (Wagner) Dickhaut, of Providence. They have one daughter, Marjory Rhodes Sprague, born August 14, 1908, at Providence.

Bibliographic information QR code for New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial Title New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 2 New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, William Richard Cutter Editor William Richard Cutter Publisher Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914 Original from Harvard University Digitized Feb 1, 2008 Length 2149 pages Subjects New England

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Sprague, Ernest L. (b. 1876) — of Cranston, Providence County, R.I. Born in East Providence, Providence County, R.I., December 22, 1876. Republican. Secretary of state of Rhode Island, 1924-33. Burial location unknown.

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Ernest LeGrand Sprague's Timeline

1876
December 22, 1876
East Providence, Providence, RI, USA
1903
November 19, 1903
Age 26
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1908
August 14, 1908
Age 31
Providence, Providence, RI, USA
1944
November 29, 1944
Age 67
Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1944
Age 67
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States