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Kingsley, Darwin Pearllocked

(05 May 1857–06 October 1932)
  • Edward L. Lach, Jr.

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Kingsley, Darwin Pearl (05 May 1857–06 October 1932), insurance executive, was born near Alburg, Vermont, the son of Hiram Pearl Kingsley, a farmer and state legislator, and Celia LaDue. After attending local common schools and the Barre (Vt.) Academy, Kingsley entered the University of Vermont at Burlington in the fall of 1877. Forced by modest finances to walk to the campus, he worked his way through the university by doing a variety of jobs, including a stint as the college bell ringer, and graduated with an A.B. in 1881....

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