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George Frederick Houghton
May 31, 1820
September 22, 1870
St. Albans, VT
Catherine Swift Houghton (December 15, 1857)
George Frederick Houghton was born on May 31, 1820. He studied law at the University of Vermont. He had a successful career and became the Vermont State attorney and the secretary of military and civil affairs. He is the founder of the Vermont Transcript, a popular local newspaper in Saint Albans, Vermont. With his love of history, he was one of the leading founders of the Vermont Historical Society and served as President in 1870.
University of Vermont 1839-1841
Admitted To Bar:
Attorney Vermont (St. Albans) 1848-49
Benevolent and Charitable Organizations:
President of Vermont Historical Society- 1870
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