Canaan Union Academy, and graduated from the Chandler Scientific Department of Dartmouth College in the class of 1858. For about two years he was assistant preceptor of Henniker Academy. He then entered the law office of Anson S. Marshall of Concord, where he studied until his admission to the bar in August, 1862. He soon afterwards formed a partnership with Mr. Marshall which continued until the death of the latter. He was also for a time a partner of Hon. J. Everett Sargent, who became chief justice of the Supreme Court. Later he was a partner with Frank S. Streeter of Concord, until 1891, when he was appointed to the bench of the Supreme Court. He received the degree of A. M. from Dartmouth College in 1879, and the degree of LL. D., in 1898, and was appointed trustee of that institution in 1890. On December 28, 1907, having reached the age limit, he resigned from the Supreme Court. He was in the Senate from the tenth district in 1909. He married and has one son, Arthur H., who is the state librarian at Concord, who is married and has two children, Marjory and Robert.
Wilfred Hiram Smart, son of Frank B. and Mary B. (Jones) Smart, was born in Dorchester, April 22, 1883. His education was obtained at the Canaan High School, New Hampton Literary Institution from which he graduated in 1903, entering Dartmouth College in the fall of that year; he graduated in the class of 1907. He entered the Harvard Law School the next fall and will graduate in 1910. He was married June 30, 1906, to Rachel G. Smith of Meredith. Has been the agent of the Mutual-Life Insurance Company of New York for some years.
Earl C. Gordon, son of George H., and Emma F. (Noyes) Gordon, was born December 12, 1887. His education was obtained from the Canaan High School, New Hampton Literary Institution, from which he entered Bates College, where he spent one year, and then entered the class of 1911 of Dartmouth College. Was assistant clerk of the senate for the session of 1909.