John I. Gilbert
He attended Castleton Seminary, North Granville Academy, and Barre Academy, and graduated from the University of Vermont in 1859. Then he taught school. He was Principal of the Royalton Academy for two years, and of the Franklin Academy in Malone for six years. He also studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced in Malone.
At the New York state election, 1889 he ran for Secretary of State of New York, but was defeated by Democrat Frank Rice. Gilbert was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1894.
- The New York Red Book compiled by Edgar L. Murlin (published by James B. Lyon, Albany NY, 1897; pg. 403 and 497f)
- Biographical sketches of the Members of the Legislature in The Evening Journal Almanac (1885)
- Bio transcribed from Historical Sketches of Franklin County by Frederick J. Seaver (1918)
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