John Sargent Pillsbury

January 10. 2014 3:09PM

John Sargent Pillsbury - Sutton, New Hampshire 

John Sargent Pillsbury (1828-1901)
Junction of Route 114 & Meetinghouse Hill Road
Sutton, NH

Marker Number: 44
Name and date established: Sutton 1967

Description: Born in a house bordering this common he migrated to Minneapolis in 1855. There, he, his brother George, and his nephew Charles, established the famous Pillsbury flour milling business. Three times elected governor of Minnesota and noted benefactor of its State University, his career in industry and public service reflects great credit on his native state.

Location: Located on the common in South Sutton at the junction of Route 114 and Meetinghouse Hill Road.
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