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Ernest Willard Gibson
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United States Senator
from Vermont
In office
November 21, 1933 – June 20, 1940
Preceded by Porter H. Dale
Succeeded by Ernest W. Gibson Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1933 – October 19, 1933
Preceded by None (new district)
Succeeded by Charles A. Plumley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Vermont's 2nd district
In office
November 6, 1923 – March 3, 1933
Preceded by Porter H. Dale
Succeeded by None (district eliminated)
President pro tempore of the Vermont Senate
In office
1908–1910
Preceded by William J. Van Patten
Succeeded by Max L. Powell
Member of the Vermont Senate from Windham County
In office
1908–1910
Serving with George H. Gorham
Preceded by Charles S. Chase, Brigham T. Phelps
Succeeded by Edwin P. Adams, Edgar M. Butler
Judge of the Brattleboro, Vermont Municipal Court
In office
December 20, 1906 – December 1, 1910
Preceded by None (position created)
Succeeded by Kittredge Haskins
Member of the Vermont House of Representatives from Brattleboro
In office
1906–1908
Preceded by Clarke C. Fitts
Succeeded by Herbert G. Barber
Personal details
Born
Ernest Willard Gibson

(1872-12-29)December 29, 1872
Londonderry, Vermont, U.S.
Died June 20, 1940(1940-06-20) (aged 67)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Grace Fullerton Hadley
Children 4, including Ernest W. Gibson Jr.
Alma mater Norwich University (B.S., M.A.)
University of Michigan Law School
Profession Lawyer
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service Vermont National Guard
United States Army
Years of service 1899-1908
1915-1923
Rank US-O6 insignia.svgColonel
Battles/wars Pancho Villa Expedition
World War I

Ernest Willard Gibson (December 29, 1872 – June 20, 1940) was an American politician and lawyer. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Vermont between 1923 and 1933. He was a United States Senator from 1933 until his death in 1940. His son, Ernest W. Gibson Jr. replaced him.

(Gibson gave the dedicatory address; he can be seen at the 49 second mark seated third from the left in the foreground.)
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