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New Hampshire: State Attorneys General


New Hampshire State Attorneys General, 1777-2009 (May be incomplete!)
Jonathan Blanchard 1777 John Sullivan 1782-86 Benjamin West 1786-87 John Prentice 1787-93 Joshua Atherton 1793-1801 William Gordon 1801-02 Jeremiah Mason 1802-05 George Sullivan 1805-06 Samuel Bell 1806-07 William King Atkinson 1807-12 Daniel French 1812-15 George Sullivan 1815-35 Charles F. Gove 1835-43 Lyman B. Walker 1843-47 John S. Wells 1847-48 John Sullivan 1848-63 William C. Clarke 1863-72 Lewis W. Clark 1872-76 Mason W. Tappan 1876-86 Daniel Barnard 1887-92 Edwin G. Eastman 1892-1911 James P. Tuttle 1911-18 Oscar L. Young 1918-23 Irving A. Hinkley 1923-24 Jeremy R. Waldron 1925-29 Ralph W. Davis 1929-32 Francis Wayland Johnston 1932-35 Thomas P. Cheney 1935-40 Frank Rowe Kenison 1940-42 Frank Rowe Kenison 1945-46 Ernest R. D'Amours 1946-49 William L. Phinney 1949-50 Gordon M. Tiffany 1950-53 Louis C. Wyman 1953-61 Gardner C. Turner 1961 Maurice J. Murphy, Jr. 1961 William Maynard 1961-66 George S. Pappagianis 1966-70 Warren B. Rudman 1970-76 David H. Souter 1976-78 Thomas D. Rath 1978-80 Gregory H. Smith 1981-84 Stephen E. Merrill 1984-89 John Arnold 1989-92 Jeffrey R. Howard 1993 Kelly Ayotte 2004-09

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1802 May 8: William Gordon, died in office.
  • 1886 Oct 25: Mason W. Tappan, died in office.
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