Job Lyman

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Job Lyman (December 9, 1781 – September 10, 1870) was a Vermont politician, attorney and banker who served as Vermont's State Auditor.

Biography[edit]

Job Lyman was born in Northampton, Massachusetts on December 9, 1781. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1804, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and began a practice in Woodstock, Vermont.[1][2]

In addition to practicing law, Lyman was involved in banking, serving as Cashier of the Woodstock branch of the Vermont State Bank and President of the Woodstock Bank.[3][4][5][6]

Lyman was active in local government, including serving as a Justice of the Peace and Auditor for Windsor County.[7][8][9]

Active in the Congregational church, Lyman served as Treasurer of the Vermont Domestic Missionary Society from 1821 to 1827.[10]

From 1813 to 1815 Lyman served as Vermont's Auditor of Accounts.[11]

From 1829 to 1830 Lyman served as a member of Vermont's Governor's Council.[12][13]

In 1850 Lyman moved to Burlington, where he died on September 10, 1870.[14][15][16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont, by Hiram Carleton, 1903, page 664
  2. ^ Sketches of the Alumni of Dartmouth College, by George T. Chapman, 1867, page 119
  3. ^ Genealogy of the Lyman family in Great Britain & America, by Lyman Coleman, 1872, page 267
  4. ^ Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont, published by E.P. Walton, Montpelier, Volume 5, 1877, page 446
  5. ^ The Laws of the State of Vermont, published by Vermont State Legislature, printed by Sereno Wright, Randolph, Vermont, Volume 2, 1808, page 81
  6. ^ Gazetteer and Business Directory of Windsor County, Vt., for 1883-84, by Hamilton Child, 1884, page 269
  7. ^ Journal of the Vermont House of Representatives, published by Vermont General Assembly, 1828, page 35
  8. ^ Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Vermont, published by Vermont General Assembly, 1839, page 277
  9. ^ Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Vermont, published by Vermont General Assembly, 1841, page 13
  10. ^ The Congregational Churches of Vermont and Their Ministry, 1762-1914, by John M. Comstock, 1915, page 16
  11. ^ Early History of Vermont, by LaFayette Wilbur, Volume 3, 1902, page 381
  12. ^ Early History of Vermont, by LaFayette Wilbur, Volume 4, 1903, page 413
  13. ^ Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont, published by E.P. Walton, Montpelier, Volume 7, 1879, page 345
  14. ^ History of Woodstock, Vermont, by Henry Swan Dana, page 475
  15. ^ Antiquities, Historicals and Graduates of Northampton, by Solomon Clark, 1882, page 325
  16. ^ The Dartmouth, published by Dartmouth College, Volume 4, Number 8 (September, 1870) page 319
Preceded by
Alex Hutchinson
Vermont Auditor of Accounts
1813–1815
Succeeded by
Alex Hutchinson