Lt. Gov. George Dale

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George Needham Dale

Birthplace: Fairfax, Vermont
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Lakeside Cemetery Island Pond Essex County Vermont
Immediate Family:

Husband of Helen Marie Dale
Father of Porter H. Dale, U.S. Senator

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About Lt. Gov. George Dale

George N. Dale (February 19, 1834–January 29, 1903) was a Vermont lawyer and politician who served as Lieutenant Governor from 1870 to 1872. He was the father of U.S. Senator Porter Hinman Dale.[1][2][3]

Early life

George Needham Dale was born in Fairfax, Vermont on February 19, 1834.[4] He was raised in Waitsfield, studied law with Paul Dillingham and became an attorney. Dale settled in Essex County, first in Guildhall, and later in Island Pond.[5] Political career

A Republican, Dale served as Essex County State's Attorney from 1857 to 1860, and in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1860 to 1861.[6]

In 1861 Dale was appointed Deputy U.S. Collector of Customs in Island Pond, and he served until 1866.[7]

From 1866 to 1869 Dale served in the Vermont Senate, and was Senate President from 1868 to 1869.[8]

Dale won election as Lieutenant Governor in 1870 and served the two years then available under the provisions of the Mountain Rule.[9][10][11]

From 1872 to 1882 he again served as Deputy Collector of Customs in Island Pond.[12]

In 1885 Dale became President of the Vermont Bar Association, serving until 1886.[13]

Dale returned to the Vermont House in 1892, and he served in the Vermont Senate for the second time from 1892 to 1894.[14]

In 1901 Dale was appointed U.S. Consul in Coaticook, Quebec, Canada, serving until 1902.[15] Death and burial

Dale died in Island Pond on January 29, 1903, and was buried in Island Pond's Lakeside Cemetery.[16] References

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Lt. Gov. George Dale's Timeline

Fairfax, Vermont
March 1, 1867
Age 33
Essex, VT, USA
Age 69
Lakeside Cemetery Island Pond Essex County Vermont