About Frank Charles Partridge
Frank Charles Partridge (May 7, 1861 – March 2, 1943) was a United States Senator from Vermont.
Frank Charles Partridge was in East Middlebury, Vermont to Charles Frank Partridge and Sarah Ann (Rice) Partridge. He graduated from Amherst College in 1882 and from the Columbia University Law School in 1884, earning an LL.B degree. He worked as a lawyer in Rutland and then worked in the marble industry.
He held several positions in local, state and national government, including town clerk (1887–1889), member of the school committee (1888–1889), private secretary to the Secretary of War (1889–1890), solicitor of the Department of State (1890–1893), United States Minister to Venezuela (1893–1894), consul general at Tangier, Morocco (1897–1898), Vermont State Senator (1898–1900), member of the Vermont committee of public safety (1917–1919), and Delegate of the United States to the Fifth Pan-American Conference at Santiago, Chile (1923).
Partridge was appointed by Gov. John E Weeks to fill a vacancy in the US Senate caused by the death of Frank L. Greene in 1930. Partridge, a Republican, occupied the seat until a successor was regularly elected. He was defeated in the 1930 Senate election by Warren R. Austin. He died in Proctor, Vermont; interment was in Proctor Cemetery.