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Churchill, Frank Carroll, 1850-1912



  • Existence: 1850 - 1912

Frank Carroll Churchill was born on August 2, 1850 in West Fairlee, VT. After graduating from Vermont Academy, he worked as a teacher and a clerk before going into the manufacturing business with W. S. Carter (Carter & Churchill). As an active Republican he served as chairman of the Republican town committee of Lebanon and the Republican state committee, was on the staff of Gov. Natt Head in 1879 and 1880, and was chairman of the New Hampshire delegation in the Republican National Convention which nominated Benjamin Harrison for presidency. In 1899, Churchill was appointed revenue inspector of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and later served as a special agent for the Interior Department to formulate a public school system in the territory. He also served as special agent of the government in Alaska. Churchill died on November 5, 1912.

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Frank C. Churchill papers

Stefansson Mss-16
Identifier: Mss-16
Overview Frank C. Churchill (1850-1912), civil servant. Consist of material related to Churchill's mission to Alaska, on behalf of the United States government, to investigate the possibility of introducing reindeer into Alaska. Correspondence and notes related to the history of bridges in New Hampshire are also included.