|Clesson J. Blaisdell|
|122nd President of the|
New Hampshire State Senate
|Succeeded by||William Lynch|
|Member of the New Hampshire Senate|
from the 10th district
|Succeeded by||Thomas R. Eaton|
|Born||September 28, 1926|
Keene, New Hampshire
Lebanon, New Hampshire
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1944–1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Family life[edit | edit source]
Blaisdell had three children, Peter, Michael and Lucinda, with his wife, Beverly, known as Peggy.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Blaisdell was born to Clesson Blaisdell on September 28, 1926.
Education[edit | edit source]
Blaisdell graduated from Keene High School.
Military service[edit | edit source]
State senate[edit | edit source]
Blaisdell was elected to the New Hampshire Senate fifteen times, and in his fifteenth term he was chosen as the 123rd President of that body. Blaisdell was the first Democrat to be elected President of the state senate since 1912.
Business career[edit | edit source]
Blaisdell owned and operated a sporting goods store in Keene.
Death[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Jimenez, Ralph (December 9, 1999). "With Election Defeat, N.H. Democrats Lose Majority in Senate". Boston, Massachusetts: Boston Globe. p. B.19..
- Seacoast online (August 27, 1999). "Senate President Clesson Blaisdell dies at 72". Dow Jones Local Media Group, Inc..
- Davidson, Attorney Anne (March 1, 2000). "Bar Journal A Discussion With Senate President Clesson J. Blaisdell". New Hampshire Bar Association.
- Washington Post (November 23, 1998). "Spirit of Collaboration In N.H., Wash. Legislatures". Washington, D.C.: The Washington Post Company.
||122nd President of the
New Hampshire Senate
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