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Aiken, George David

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Born: 1892 AD
Died: 1984 AD, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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1892 - Born on the 20th of August in Dummerston, Windham County, Vermont.

1909 - He graduated from Brattleboro High School while living in Putney, Vermont.

1931 - He was elected to the Vermont House of Representatives.

1933 - He served as Speaker of the House for two years.

1935 - He was lieutenant governor of Vermont for two years.

1936 - He served being first elected governor.

1938 - He was re-elected as governor.

       - He broke the monopolies of many major industries, including banks, railroads, marble companies, and granite companies as governor of Vermont.

      - He encouraged suffering farmers in rural Vermont to form co-ops to market their crops and get access to electricity.

1940 - He was elected to the United State Senate on the 5th of November.

1944 - He was re-elected as senator for four terms.

1967 - He married his second wife, Lola Pierotti, on the 30th of June.

1968 - He was one of the white-haired men during the time of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy's inaugural statement about the torch passing to a new generation.

1984 - He died on the 19th of November in Putney, Vermont at the age of 92.

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