|Hon. William Badger, Esq.|
Born Jan. 13, 1779
Died Sept. 21, 1852
He was honored by public offices, viz:
Aid de Camp to Gov. Langdon in 1807.
Representative in 1810, '11 & '12.
Senator in 1814, '15 & Pres. of the senate in 1816.
Justice of the Court of Com. Pleas. in 1816 to '21.
High Sheriff 10 years.
Gov. of this state 1834 & 1835.
Elector of Pres. & Vice Pres. in 1824, '36 & '44.
Trustee of Gilmanton Acad'y from 1804, & Pres. of the Board 11 years.
His last days were spent in reading and meditation.
"I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live."