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Henry Brewer Quinby

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Son of Thomas Quinby and Jane Elizabeth Brewer

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Henry Brewer Quinby (June 10, 1846 – February 8, 1924) was an American physician, businessman, and Republican politician from Laconia, New Hampshire.

Quinby was born June 10, 1846 in Biddeford, Maine to Thomas and Jane E. (Brewer) Quinby.

Quinby graduated from Bowdoin College in 1869, he received an A.M. degree in 1872. In 1880 he graduated from the National Medical College in Washington, D.C.

On June 22, 1870 Quinby married Octavia M. Cole, they had two children Henry Cole Quinby and Candace Ellen Quinby.

Quinby served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1887 to 1888 in the New Hampshire Senate from 1889 to 1890 and on the New Hampshire Executive Council in 1891 to 1892.

Quinby was elected Governor in 1908. He died in 1924 in New York City.

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