New Hampshire Secretary of State

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The Secretary of State of New Hampshire is a constitutional officer in the U.S. state of New Hampshire and serves as the exclusive head of the New Hampshire Department of State. The Secretary of State performs duties of both a legislative branch as well as an executive branch officer. The Secretary of State is elected biannually by ballot of all members of the New Hampshire General Court assembled together. The Secretary of State is required to prepare and distribute election-related items as provided in the state Election code. The Secretary of State has the custody of the State Seal. The current Secretary of State is William M. Gardner.

List of Office Holders[edit]

(Partial list)[1]

  1. Elias Stileman, 1680
  2. Richard Chamberlain, 1682
  3. Thomas Davis, 1692
  4. Thomas Newton, 1693
  5. Henry Penny, 1696
  6. Charles Story, 1697
  7. Henry Penny, 1698
  8. Sampson Sheafe, 1698
  9. Charles Story, 1699
  10. Samuel Penhallow, 1704
  11. Charles Story, 1705
  12. Richard Waldron, 1719
  13. Theodore Atkinson, 1741
  14. Theodore Atkinson, Jr., 1762
  15. Theodore Atkinson, 1769
  16. Eben. Thompson, 1775
  17. Joseph Pearson, 1786
  18. Philip Carrigan, 1805
  19. Nathaniel Parker, 1809
  20. Samuel Sparhawk, 1810
  21. Albe Cady, 1814
  22. Samuel Sparhawk, 1816
  23. Richard Bartlett, 1825
  24. Dudley S. Palmer, 1829
  25. Ralph Metcalf, 1831
  26. Josiah Stevens, Jr., 1838
  27. Thomas P. Treadwell, 1843
  28. George G. Fogg, 1846
  29. Thomas P. Treadwell, 1847
  30. John L. Hadley, 1850
  31. Lemuel N. Pattee, 1855
  32. Thomas L. Tullock, 1858
  33. Allen Tenney, 1861
  34. Benjamin Gerrish, Jr., 1865
  35. Walter Harriman, 1865
  36. John D. Lyman, 1867
  37. Nathan W. Gove, 1870
  38. John H. Goodale, 1871
  39. Benjamin F. Prescott, 1872
  40. William Butterfield, 1874
  41. Benjamin F. Prescott, 1875
  42. Ai B. Thompson, 1877

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Hampshire General Court, Manual for the Use of the General Court, 1891, page 120

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