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Mason S. Stone

Mason Sereno Stone (December 14, 1859 – July 13, 1940) was a Vermont educator who served as state Superintendent of Education. From 1919 to 1921 he was Lieutenant Governor of Vermont.



Mason Sereno Stone was born in Waterbury Center, Vermont on December 14, 1859. He worked as a teacher, principal and school superintendent, and received a bachelor's degree in 1883 and a master's degree in 1909, both from the University of Vermont.

He served as Vermont's Superintendent of Education from 1892 to 1900. He also served as a member of the Norwich University Board of Visitors, and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Norwich in 1909.

Stone was Superintendent of Education in Manila, Philippines from 1900 to 1905.

In 1905 he returned to the office of Vermont Education Superintendent, and served until 1916.

Stone won election to the Lieutenant Governor's office as a Republican in 1918 and served one term, 1919 to 1921.

In 1923 Stone was an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, losing the Republican primary to Ernest W. Gibson, who went on to win the general election.

Stone died in Montpelier, Vermont on July 13, 1940. He was buried in Montpelier's Green Mount Cemetery.

Published works

Stone also authored several books, including a history of education in Vermont.

  • The Geography, History, Constitution and Civil Government of Vermont, by Edward Conant and Mason Sereno Stone, 1915
  • History of Education in the State of Vermont, by Mason Sereno Stone, 1930
  • References

    Mason S. Stone Wikipedia

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