Benjamin F. Prescott

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Benjamin Franklin Prescott
36th Governor of New Hampshire
In office
June 7, 1877 – June 5, 1879
Preceded by Person Colby Cheney
Succeeded by Nathaniel Head
Personal details
Born February 26, 1833
Epping, New Hampshire
Died February 21, 1895(1895-02-21) (aged 61)
Concord, New Hampshire
Political party Republican

Benjamin Franklin Prescott (February 26, 1833 – February 21, 1895) was an American lawyer, newspaper editor, and politician from Epping, New Hampshire. Born in Epping, he served two terms as a governor of New Hampshire. He died in Concord, New Hampshire.

He was an alumnus and trustee of Dartmouth College.[1] His Epping home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


  1. ^ "Benjamin F. Prescott". A Guide to Likenesses of New Hampshire Officials and Governors on Public Display at the Legislative Office Building and the State House Concord, New Hampshire, to 1998. Archived from the original on 2007-07-02. Retrieved 2007-08-20. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Person C. Cheney
Governor of New Hampshire
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Head