FLEETWOOD, Frederick Gleed, (1868 - 1938)


FLEETWOOD, Frederick Gleed, a Representative from Vermont; born in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vt., September 27, 1868; attended the common schools of St. Johnsbury, and was graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in 1886; also attended the University of Vermont at Burlington and was graduated from Harvard University in 1891; secretary of the commission on revision of Vermont statutes in 1893 and 1894; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Morrisville, Vt., in 1894; prosecuting attorney for Lamoille County 1896-1898; town clerk and treasurer of Morrisville, Vt., 1896-1900; member of the State house of representatives 1900-1902; secretary of state and insurance commissioner of Vermont 1902-1908; again secretary of state 1917-1919; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925); was not a candidate for renomination in 1924; resumed the practice of law; also engaged in banking; died in Morrisville, Vt., January 28, 1938; interment in Pleasant View Cemetery.