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French ancestry Politicians in New Hampshire

  Josaphat T. Benoit (1900-1976) — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass.; Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Sainte-Madeleine, Quebec, March 3, 1900. Democrat. Mayor of Manchester, N.H., 1944-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944; New Hampshire Democratic state chair, 1944-45; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1946; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1948. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 14, 1976 (age 76 years, 72 days). Interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Manchester, N.H.
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  William Elery Nolin (1909-1997) — also known as William E. Nolin — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., August 25, 1909. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1940. Catholic. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Naples, Collier County, Fla., December 6, 1997 (age 88 years, 103 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery, Claremont, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of William Peter Nolin (1875-1942) and Laura (Cushion) Nolin (1883-1962); married 1934 to Hilda Josephine Gauthier (1907-1999).
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  William Peter Nolin (1875-1942) — also known as William P. Nolin — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Born in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., April 6, 1875. Democrat. Postmaster at Claremont, N.H., 1914-22. Catholic. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., April 29, 1942 (age 67 years, 23 days). Interment at St. Mary Cemetery, Claremont, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Pierre Nolin (1847-1909) and Mary (Gillette) Nolin (1854-1929); married, September 15, 1902, to Laura Cushion (1883-1962); father of William Elery Nolin (1909-1997).
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