Finlay Rothhaus

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Finlay C. Rothhaus[1] (born 1956 or 1957) is a former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. He represented Merrimack from 1991 until 1995 as a member of the Libertarian Party.[2]

Early and personal life[edit]

Rothhaus graduated from Merrimack High School in 1975, and went on to attend Southern New Hampshire University and the University of New Hampshire. He also spent three years in the U.S. Army. As of 2006 he had been married 20 years with three children. Outside of politics Rothhaus worked as a servicer of spas and swimming pools.[2]


Having originally been elected as a member of the Republican Party in 1990,[3] Rothhaus joined the Libertarian Party in 1991.[4] In the same year he was re-elected as a Libertarian.[5] He went on to serve on the Merrimack board of selectmen from 1995 until 2001.[2] In 2001 he unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Merrimack school board.[1] In October 2003 he was sworn in for a six-month term as a member of Merrimack's ethics committee.[6] As of 2013 he is the chair of the Merrimack Town Council, serving a three-year term that will expire in 2014.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Trout, Angela (March 16, 2001). "Middle school shot down". Merrimack Journal. p. 1. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Meet the town council candidates". Merrimack Journal. June 22, 2006. p. 9. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ Tsipopoulos, Dorothea (November 7, 1990). "Voters kick out 6 N.H. House incumbents". The Telegraph. p. 7. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Libertarian Party History". PBS. July 5, 2000. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Libertarians maintain ballot status". Sun Journal. November 6, 1992. p. 13. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ Trout, Angela (October 17, 2003). "Ethical oversight begins". Merrimack Journal. p. 1. Retrieved November 14, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Members". The Town of Merrimack. Retrieved November 14, 2013.