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Marcus H. Holcomb

Marcus H. HolcombAKA Marcus Hensey Holcomb

Born: 28-Nov-1844
Birthplace: New Hartford, CT
Died: 5-Mar-1932
Location of death: Southington, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Southington, CT

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Connecticut, 1915-21

[1] First Baptist Church, Southington, CT.

[2] Switched from Democratic Party to Republican, 1888.

Father: Carlos Holcomb
Mother: Adah L. Bushnell
Wife: Sarah Carpenter Bennett (m. 16-Oct-1872, d. 3-Dec-1901, one son)
Son: Marcus Hensey Holcomb, Jr. (d. infancy)

    High School: Wesleyan Seminary, Wilbraham, MA

    Governor of Connecticut (1915-21)
    Connecticut State Official Judge, Superior Court (1910-14)
    Attorney General of Connecticut (1907-10)
    Connecticut State Official First Judge, Borough Court of Southington (1906-09)
    Connecticut State House of Representatives Speaker (1905-06)
    Connecticut State Official Treasurer, Hartford, CT (1893-1908)
    Connecticut State Senate 2nd (1893-94)
    Holcomb & Pierce Partner (1893-1910)
    Connecticut State Official Probate Judge, Southington, CT (1873-1910)
    Connecticut Bar Association 1871
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Knights of Pythias

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