GREENE, FRANK LESTER, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in St. Albans, Franklin County,
Vt., February 10, 1870; attended the public schools; employed by the Central Vermont Railway Co.
in various capacities 1883-1891; served in the Vermont National Guard 1888-1900, rising from
private to captain; recruited an infantry company during the Spanish-American War, serving as
captain; mustered out and commissioned colonel on the staff of the Governor; reporter and later
editor of the St. Albans Daily Messenger 1891-1912; president of the Vermont Press Association
1904-1905; member of the commission to prepare and propose amendments to the State constitution
in 1908; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death
of David J. Foster; reelected to the Sixty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses and served
from July 30, 1912, until March 3, 1923; regent of the Smithsonian Institution 1917-1923; elected in
1922 as a Republican to the United States Senate; reelected in 1928 and served from March 4, 1923,
until his death in St. Albans, Vt., December 17, 1930; chairman, Committee on Enrolled Bills
(Sixty-ninth through Seventy-first Congresses); interment in Greenwood Cemetery.