|Member of the VermontHouseofRepresentatives |
from the Windsor-3-2 district
|Born||November 24, 1938|
Forest Dale, Vermont, U.S.
|Died||April 8, 2019 80) (aged|
|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.Forguites died in his sleep on April 8, 2019 while serving his third term in the legislature.
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