Robert Forguites

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Robert Forguites
Member of the VermontHouseofRepresentatives
from the Windsor-3-2 district
In office
Personal details
Born(1938-11-24)November 24, 1938
Forest Dale, Vermont, U.S.
DiedApril 8, 2019(2019-04-08) (aged 80)
Vermont, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Residence North Springfield, Vermont

Robert Joseph Forguites (November 24, 1938 – April 8, 2019) was an American politician in the state of Vermont.

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Forguites was born in Forest Dale, Vermont. He graduated from Brandon High School. Forguites served on the Town of Brandon Board of Selectmen and on the Otter Valley Union High School Board of Directors. Foguites was involved with the banking business. He was a member of the Vermont House of Representatives, sitting as a Democrat from the Windsor-3-2 district, having been first elected in 2014. [1] Forguites died in his sleep on April 8, 2019 while serving his third term in the legislature. [2]

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Forest Dale is an unincorporated village in the town of Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont, United States. The community is located at the intersection of Vermont Route 53 and Vermont Route 73 15.5 miles (24.9 km) north of Rutland. Forest Dale has a post office with ZIP code 05745.

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  1. "Representative Robert Forguites".
  2. Dobbs, Taylor. "Springfield Rep. Robert Forguites Dies". Seven Days.