Moody Currier (1806 - 1898)

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Moody Currier (April 22, 1806 – August 23, 1898) was a lawyer, banker, generous patron of the arts, and Republican politician from Manchester, New Hampshire.


Currier was born in Boscawen, New Hampshire, USA.


Currier married three times first to Lucretia C. Dustin then to Mary W. Kidder, and thirdly to Hannah A. Slade.


Currier was the owner and editor of the Manchester Democrat newspaper.


In 1856 to 1857 Currier served in the New Hampshire State Senate serving as President of the Senate in 1857. From 1860 to 1861 Currier was on the Governor’s Council. Currier served as a fellow at Bates College from 1882 to 1889. He was Governor of New Hampshire from 1885 to 1887.


Manchester’s Currier Museum of Art is named after him and was founded based on a bequest in his will and the accompanying efforts of his third wife, Hannah Slade Currier.


Currier died in Manchester in 1898 and is buried in Valley Cemetery.

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