Smith, John Butler b. April 12, 1838 d. August 10, 1914 New Hampshire Governor. Born in Vermont, he was Governor from 1893 to 1895. His popularity with labor and the Republican Party contributed to his vote landslide. He had served on the Governor's Council from 1887 to 1889. He returned to the family business, Contoocook Mills Company, when he retired. A prominent freemason, he died in Hillsborough County. (Bio by: MayflowerPilgrim332) Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Smyth, Frederick b. March 9, 1819 d. April 22, 1899 Governor of New Hampshire. A prosperous merchant in Manchester, New Hampshire, he was elected to the first of three terms as Mayor of Manchester in 1852. Defeated in his first run for Governor of New Hampshire in 1860, he was successfully elected in 1865 and was reelected in 1866. While governor, his backing was crucial to the founding of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, now the University of New Hampshire, in 1866. (Bio by: Garver Graver) Valley Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Stark, John b. August 28, 1728 d. May 8, 1822 Revolutionary War Continental Army Major General. John Stark was born in Londonderry, New Hampshire. He served as a captain in Roger's Rangers during the French and Indian War (1752-1760). At the outbreak of the American Revolution, Stark became a colonel of a regiment of New Hampshire militia. His first action was at Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775, where his heroic action kept the British from flanking the Colonials on Breed's Hill. He was popular with his men and is remembered for his...[Read More] John Stark State Park, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Plot: After entering park, drive down the hill. Grave is in fenced off area next to road.
Weston, James Adams b. August 27, 1827 d. May 8, 1895 New Hampshire Governor. Born in Manchester, he was Governor from 1871 to 1872 and from 1874 to 1875. Prior to being Governor, he was mayor of Manchester in 1861, 1867, 1869 to 1870 and in 1874. Educated as a civil engineer, he managed the City of Manchester waterworks and was an engineer on several railroads. A prominent freemason, he returned to his banking profession after his Governorship ended and died in Manchester. (Bio by: MayflowerPilgrim332) Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA Plot: Weston