New Hampshire Secretary of State

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The Secretary of State office

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 Bill Gardner.

List of office holders[edit]

  1. Elias Stileman 1680[1]
  2. Richard Chamberlain 1682[2]
  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. Richard Waldron Jr. 1730
  14. Theodore Atkinson 1741
  15. Theodore Atkinson Jr. 1762
  16. Theodore Atkinson 1769
  17. Ebenezer Thompson 1775
  18. Joseph Pearson 1786
  19. Philip Carrigan 1805
  20. Nathaniel Parker 1809
  21. Samuel Sparhawk 1810
  22. Albe Cady 1814
  23. Samuel Sparhawk 1816
  24. Richard Bartlett 1825
  25. Dudley S. Palmer 1829
  26. Ralph Metcalf 1831 - 1838
  27. Josiah Stevens Jr. 1838
  28. Thomas P. Treadwell 1843
  29. George G. Fogg 1846 - 1847
  30. Thomas P. Treadwell 1847
  31. John L. Hadley 1850
  32. Lemuel N. Pattee 1855
  33. Thomas L. Tullock 1858
  34. Allen Tenney 1861
  35. Benjamin Gerrish Jr. 1865
  36. Walter Harriman 1865 - 1867
  37. John D. Lyman 1867
  38. Nathan W. Gove 1870
  39. John H. Goodale 1871
  40. Benjamin F. Prescott 1872 - 1873
  41. William Butterfield 1874
  42. Benjamin F. Prescott 1875 - 1876
  43. Ali B. Thompson 1877
  44. Clarence B. Randlett 1890
  45. Ezra S. Stearns 1891
  46. Edward Nathan Pearson 1899 - 1915
  47. Edwin C. Bean 1915
  48. Enos K. Sawyer 1923 - 1925
  49. Hobart Pillsbury 1925
  50. Enoch D. Fuller 1929
  51. Harry E. Jackson 1957
  52. Robert L. Stark 1960
  53. Bill Gardner 1976 - current

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carter, Hosea B., ed. (1891). The New Hampshire Manual for the General Court 1680—1891. Concord: Office of the Secretary of State. p. 120. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  2. ^ Ladd, Karen H., ed. (1991). State of New Hampshire Manual for the General Court (52 ed.). New Hampshire Department of State. p. 94. Retrieved 29 December 2019.

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