Rollin Milo Pelton (1865 – )

“PELTON, Rollin M., Richford.  Physician.  Born Highgate, Sept. 26, 1865; son of Lyman E. and Julia (Ware) Pelton.  Educated in public schools of Highgate, and graduated from the University of Vermont Medical Department, class of 1888.  In 1893 married Susie C., daughter of Col. L.C. Leavens; she died a year and a half later; in 1898 married Clara A., daughter of Capt. A.J. Merrill of Richford.  After graduating settled in Richford and began the practice of medicine, which he has since continues; is also interested in farming, owning and managing three farms.  Is a Republican; school director; represented Richford in the legislature 1900; senator from Franklin County 1906; appointed by Governor Proctor on board of state supervision of the insane and served six years.  Member of Franklin County Medical Society; and American Medical Association.”

Source:  Encyclopedia, Vermont Biography, by Prentiss Cutler Dodge, Ullery Publishing Co., Burlington, VT, 1912, page 286


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