Ernest Willard Gibson

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Ernest Willard Gibson
Ernest W. Gibson.jpg
United States Senator
from Vermont
In office
November 21, 1933 – June 20, 1940
Preceded byPorter H. Dale
Succeeded byErnest W. Gibson Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1933 – October 19, 1933
Preceded byNone (new district)
Succeeded byCharles A. Plumley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's 2nd district
In office
November 6, 1923 – March 3, 1933
Preceded byPorter H. Dale
Succeeded byNone (district eliminated)
President pro tempore of the Vermont Senate
In office
Preceded byWilliam J. Van Patten
Succeeded byMax L. Powell
Member of the Vermont Senate from Windham County
In office
Serving with George H. Gorham
Preceded byCharles S. Chase, Brigham T. Phelps
Succeeded byEdwin P. Adams, Edgar M. Butler
Judge of the Brattleboro, Vermont Municipal Court
In office
December 20, 1906 – December 1, 1910
Preceded byNone (position created)
Succeeded byKittredge Haskins
Member of the Vermont House of Representatives from Brattleboro
In office
Preceded byClarke C. Fitts
Succeeded byHerbert G. Barber
Personal details
Ernest Willard Gibson

(1872-12-29)December 29, 1872
Londonderry, Vermont, U.S.
DiedJune 20, 1940(1940-06-20) (aged 67)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Grace Fullerton Hadley[1]
Children4, including Ernest W. Gibson Jr.
Alma materNorwich University (B.S., M.A.)
University of Michigan Law School
Military service
AllegianceUnited States
Branch/serviceVermont National Guard
United States Army
Years of service1899-1908
RankUS-O6 insignia.svgColonel
Battles/warsPancho Villa Expedition
World War I

Ernest Willard Gibson (December 29, 1872 – June 20, 1940) was an American politician and lawyer. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Vermont between 1923 and 1933. He was a United States Senator from 1933 until his death in 1940. His son, Ernest W. Gibson Jr. replaced him.

References[change | change source]

  1. Vermont Vital Records, 1720-1908, marriage record for Ernest W. Gibson and Grace Fullerton Hadley (1896), retrieved February 28, 2014

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: GIBSON, Ernest Willard, (1872 - 1940)
  • The Political Graveyard: Gibson, Ernest Willard (1872-1940)
  • Sen. Ernest Gibson
  • Ernest Willard Gibson, Sr at Find a Grave
  • "Kemmel American Monument Dedication in 1937". Arlington, VA: American Battle Monuments Commission. 1937. Retrieved June 25, 2017. (Gibson gave the dedicatory address; he can be seen at the 49 second mark seated third from the left in the foreground.)