CURRIER, Frank Dunklee

CURRIER, Frank Dunklee
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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CURRIER, Frank Dunklee, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Canaan, Grafton County, N.H., October 30, 1853; attended the common schools, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, N.H., and Doctor Hixon's School, Lowell, Mass.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1874 and commenced practice in Canaan, N.H.; member of the State house of representatives in 1879; secretary of the Republican State committee 1882-1890; clerk of the State senate in 1883 and 1885; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884; member of the State senate in 1887 and served as president of that body; naval officer of customs at the port of Boston, Mass., 1890-1894; speaker of the State house of representatives in 1899; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1913); chairman, Committee on Patents (Fifty-eighth through Sixty-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress; retired from public life; died in Canaan, N.H., November 25, 1921; interment in Canaan Street Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Dartmouth College
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library

Hanover, NH
Papers: 1890, 1 volume. A letter book of Frank D. Currier which contains copies of letters from Frank Currier written while ha served as a naval officer attached to the Customs office at Port of Boston. Several of the letters are written to Senator Henry Cabot Lodge.
Papers: In the Winston Churchill Papers, 1891-1947, 45 feet. Other authors include Frank D. Currier. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.

New Hampshire Historical Society

Concord, NH
Papers: In the William Eaton Chandler Papers, 1829-1917, 22 feet. Persons represented include Frank D. Currier. An unpublished guide is available in the repository.
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