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Horace Fairbanks
Birth: Mar. 21, 1820
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1888
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Vermont Governor. The son of Vermont Governor Ersatus Fairbanks, he succeeded his father as President of E & T Fairbanks & Company, the maker of the Fairbanks platform scale and Vermont's largest employer. Horace Fairbanks was also active in other businesses, serving as President of the First National Bank of St. Johnsbury the St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain Railroad. After serving in the Vermont Senate he was elected Governor as a Republican, serving from 1876 to 1878. His brother Franklin was Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives, and their philanthropic activities in St. Johnsbury and throughout Vermont led to creation of the Fairbanks Museum and the endowment of numerous libraries and other institutions.  (bio by: Bill McKern) 
Family links: 
  Erastus Fairbanks (1792 - 1864)
  Lois Crossman Fairbanks (1792 - 1866)
  Mary Elizabeth Taylor Fairbanks (1824 - 1901)*
  Jane Fairbanks Jewett (1816 - 1852)*
  Horace Fairbanks (1820 - 1888)
  Julia Fairbanks Paddock (1824 - 1884)*
  Franklin Fairbanks (1828 - 1895)*
  Sarah Fairbanks Stone (1831 - 1909)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Saint Johnsbury
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Jan 22, 2006
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Horace Fairbanks
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God Bless, Cousin. My 3rd cousin 5 times removed.
- 13th Generation Fairbanks in America
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 Added: Mar. 21, 2014

- Doris King
 Added: Sep. 6, 2013
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