George H. Utter
|George H. Utter|
|49th Governor of Rhode Island|
January 3, 1905 – January 1, 1907
|Preceded by||Lucius F. C. Garvin|
|Succeeded by||James H. Higgins|
July 24, 1854|
Plainfield, New Jersey, New Jersey
|Died||November 3, 1912(aged 58)|
|Residence||Westerly, Rhode Island, Rhode Island|
|Alma mater||Amherst College|
Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Utter moved with his parents to Westerly, Rhode Island in 1861. He attended the public schools of Westerly and Alfred (New York) Academy. He graduated from Amherst College, Massachusetts in 1877. He was engaged as a printer and publisher of the Westerly Sun before serving as a personal aide on the staff of Governor Augustus O. Bourn 1883–1885. He served as member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives 1885–1889, serving as speaker the last year.
Utter was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1911, until his death from liver cancer in Westerly, Rhode Island, November 3, 1912. At the time of his death, Utter was running for re-election to Congress.
He was interred in Riverbend Cemetery.
- "Congressman Utter Dead" (PDF). New York Times. 1912-11-04. Retrieved 2009-05-02.
Lucius F. C. Garvin
|Governor of Rhode Island
James H. Higgins
|United States House of Representatives|
Adin B. Capron
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district
Peter G. Gerry