Dexter W. Gilbert was born in Walpole, July 19, 1832, attended the common schools and the Saxtons River seminary, Walpole academy and Mount Caesar seminary, was a teacher for several years in the public schools in New England and New York, and a house carpenter by trade. He has resided in Massachusetts, New York, wasconsin, Indiana and Ohio, and came to Keene in 1864, where he has since lived. He was superintendent of the suburban schools of Keene, 1874-78, served two years in each branch of the city government, from 1819 to 1882. In politics he is a Republican, in religion a Freethinker, much interested in the cause of education, and fully believing 1n the maxim that “ignorance is the evil, knowledge the remedy.” He was married in Newburyport, Mass., October 17, 1856, to Eliza J. Cooley, and has two children, Ethan Allen, born February 26, 1862, and Charles Frederick, March 7, 1866.
Biographical Sketch of Dexter W. Gilbert
MLA Source Citation:Hurd, Duane Hamilton. History of Cheshire and Sullivan counties, New Hampshire. Philadelphia: J. W. Lewis. 1886. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 1 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-hampshire/biographical-sketch-of-dexter-w-gilbert.htm - Last updated on Aug 20th, 2012
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