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Carl E. Milliken, Governor (1877 - 1961)

Carl Elias Milliken (July 13, 1877 – May 1, 1961) was a U.S. Republican and Progressive Party politician, 51st governor of Maine. He was also a notable early figure in the motion picture indus...

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Llewellyn Powers (1836 - 1908)

Llewellyn Powers (October 14, 1836 – July 28, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Maine and the 44th Governor of Maine. Born in Pittsfield, Maine, Powers attended the common schools of Pitt...

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Brig. General Seldon Connor (USA), Governor (1839 - 1917)

Selden Connor (January 25, 1839 – July 9, 1917) was an American soldier, banker, and politician who was the 35th Governor of the U.S. state of Maine. Biography He was born in Fairfield, Ma...

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James B. Longley, Governor (1924 - 1980)

James Bernard Longley, Sr. (April 22, 1924 – August 16, 1980) was an American politician. He served as the 69th Governor of Maine from 1975 to 1979, and was the first Independent to hold the o...

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Horace Hildreth, Governor (1902 - 1988)

Horace Augustus Hildreth was born on December 2, 1902 in Gardiner, Maine, the son of an attorney. Hildreth attended local schools before graduating from Bowdoin College in the class of 1925 and recei...

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John Fremont Hill, Governor (1855 - 1912)

- John Fremont Hill was an American capitalist and politician. He served in a number of positions in Maine government, including as Governor of Maine from 1901-1905. "Biographical Sketches of Represe...

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William T. Cobb, Governor (1857 - 1937)

William T. Cobb (July 23, 1857 - July 24, 1937) is an American politician and the 46th Governor of Maine. Cobb was born in Rockland, Maine on July 23, 1857. He graduated in 1877 from Bowdoin Colleg...

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William G. Crosby, Governor (1805 - 1881)

William George Crosby (September 10, 1805 – March 21, 1881) was an American politician and the 23rd Governor of Maine. Early life Crosby was born in Belfast, Maine on September 10, 1805. H...

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Richard H. Vose, Governor (1803 - 1864)

Richard H. Vose (November 8, 1803 – January 19, 1864) was an American politician and the 14th Governor of Maine for two days in 1841. Early life Vose was born in Augusta, Maine, on Novembe...

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Alonzo Garcelon, Governor (1813 - 1906)

Dr. Alonzo Garcelon (May 6, 1813 – December 8, 1906) was the 36th Governor of Maine, an American Civil War surgeon general, and a co-founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Birth and ea...

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Bert M. Fernald, Governor, U.S. Senator (1858 - 1926)

Bert Manfred Fernald (April 3, 1858 – August 23, 1926) was a United States Senator and the 47th Governor of Maine. Biography Born in West Poland, Maine, he attended the public schools, Heb...

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Edwin C. Burleigh, Governor, U.S. Senator (1843 - 1916)

Edwin Chick Burleigh (November 27, 1843 – June 16, 1916) was an American politician from the state of Maine. Born in Linneus, Maine he attended the common schools and Houlton Academy before ...

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Frederick G. Payne, Governor, U.S. Senator (1904 - 1978)

Frederick George Payne (July 24, 1904 – June 15, 1978) was an American businessman and politician. A member of the Republican Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Maine from 1953 to 1959. H...

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Edmund Muskie, 64th Governor of Maine MP (1914 - 1996)

Edmund Sixtus "Ed" Muskie (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996) was an American politician from Rumford, Maine. He served as Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, as a member of the United States Sen...

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Samuel Cony, Governor (1811 - 1870)

Samuel Cony (February 27, 1811 – October 5, 1870) was an American politician, who most notably served as the 31st Governor of Maine from 1864 to 1867. Early years Cony was born in Augusta,...

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William D. Williamson, Governor (1799 - 1846)

William Durkee Williamson (July 31, 1779 – May 27, 1846) was the second Governor of the U.S. state of Maine, and one of the first congressmen from Maine in the United States House of Represent...

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John H. Reed, Governor (1921 - 2012)

John Hathaway Reed (January 5, 1921 – October 31, 2012) was the 67th Governor of Maine. He was once an Aroostook County potato farmer. Reed was a Republican who took office following the death...

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Sumner Sewall, Governor (1897 - 1965)

Maine Governor. Served as the Governor of Maine from 1941 to 1945. Sumner Sewall (June 17, 1897 – January 25, 1965) was a U.S. Republican politician and airline executive who served as the 5...

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Abner Colburn, Governor (1803 - 1885)

Abner Coburn (March 22, 1803 – January 4, 1885) was the 30th Governor of Maine from 1863 to 1864 and a prominent individual in Skowhegan, Maine until his death. Born on a farm in Old Canaan ...

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David Dunn, Governor (1811 - 1894)

) David Dunn (January 17, 1811 – February 17, 1894) was an American Democratic politician and lawyer. He served as the 18th Governor of Maine in 1844. Biography David Dunn was born in Corn...

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Angus King, Governor, U.S. Senator MP

Angus Stanley King, Jr. (born March 31, 1944) is an American politician and United States Senator-elect from the state of Maine. A political independent, he served as the 72nd Governor of Maine from ...

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Owen Brewster, Governor, U.S. Senator (1888 - 1961)

Ralph Owen Brewster (February 22, 1888 – December 25, 1961) was an American politician from Maine. Brewster, a Republican, was solidly conservative. Brewster was a close confidant of Joseph Mc...

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Percival Proctor Baxter, Governor (1876 - 1969)

Percival Proctor Baxter (November 22, 1876 – June 12, 1969) was the 53rd Governor of the U.S. state of Maine who served from 1921 to 1925. Early life Baxter was born into a wealthy fam...

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William T. Haines, Governor (1854 - d.)

William T. Haines (August 7, 1854 - June 4, 1919) was an American politician and the 49th Governor of Maine. Early years Haines was born in Levant, Maine on August 7, 1854. As an undergraduate at...

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Frederick Robie, Governor (1822 - 1912)

Frederick Robie (August 12, 1822 - February 3, 1912) was an American politician who most notably served as the 39th Governor of Maine. Early life Robie was born in Gorham, Maine on August 12, 182...

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Frederick W. Plaisted, Governor (1865 - 1943)

Frederick William Plaisted (July 26, 1865 - March 4, 1943) was an American politician and the 48th Governor of Maine. Early life Plaisted was born in Bangor, Maine on July 26, 1865. He studied at...

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Brevet Maj. General Harris M. Plaisted (USA), Governor (1828 - 1898)

Harris Merrill Plaisted (November 2, 1828 – January 31, 1898) was an American Civil War general, U.S. Congressman, and the 38th Governor of Maine. Biography Plaisted was born in Jefferson,...

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Hon. Nelson Dingley Jr (1832 - 1899)

Nelson was a Representative from Maine. He attended the common schools at Unity, Maine, Waterville Seminary, and Waterville College. He graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH in 1855. He graduat...

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Brig. General Joshua Chamberlain (USA) MP (1828 - 1914)

Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain , Civil War hero, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin college, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallantry at Gettysburg: Joshua Lawrence ...

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Israel Washburn, Jr., Governor (1813 - 1883)

. Israel Washburn, Jr. (June 16, 1813 – May 12, 1883) was a United States political figure. Originally a member of the Whig Party, he later became a founding member of the Republican Party. ...

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Gov. Lot M. Morrill, US Senator & Sec'y of the Treasury (1813 - 1883)

Lot Myrick Morrill (May 3, 1813 – January 10, 1883) was an American statesman who served as the 28th Governor of Maine, in the United States Senate and as Secretary of the Treasury. He was...

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Joseph H. Williams, Governor (1814 - 1896)

Joseph Hartwell Williams (June 2, 1814 - July 19, 1896) was an American politician who served as the 27th Governor of Maine from 1857 to 1858. Early years Williams was born in Augusta, Main...

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Hannibal Hamlin, 15th Vice President of the USA MP (1809 - 1891)

Hannibal Hamlin (August 27, 1809 – July 4, 1891) was the 15th Vice President of the United States, serving under President Abraham Lincoln from 1861–1865. He was the first Vice President ...

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Anson P. Morrill, Governor, US Congress (1803 - 1887)

Anson Peaslee Morrill (June 10, 1803 – July 4, 1887) was an American politician. Born in 1803 in Belgrade, Maine, originally a storekeeper and millkeeper, he was the 24th Governor of Maine fro...

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John Hubbard, Governor (1794 - 1869)

) John Hubbard (March 22, 1794 – February 6, 1869) was the 22nd Governor of Maine in the United States. Childhood and early career Hubbard was a native of Readfield, Maine. He was born Mar...

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John W. Dana, Governor (1808 - 1867)

John W. Dana (June 21, 1808 – December 22, 1867) was the 19th and 21st Governor of Maine. Early life Dana was born in Fryeburg, Maine on June 21, 1808. He studied in local schools an...

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John Fairfield, Governor, U.S. Senator (1797 - 1847)

John Fairfield (January 30, 1797 – December 24, 1847) was a U.S. politician from Maine. He was born in Saco, Maine and attended the Saco schools, Thornton Academy and Bowdoin College in Br...

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Robert P. Dunlap, Governor (1794 - 1859)

Robert Pinckney Dunlap (August 17, 1794 – October 20, 1859) was the 11th Governor of Maine and a U.S. Representative from Maine. Born in Brunswick, Maine, Dunlap was educated by private tuto...

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Nathan Cutler, Governor (1775 - 1861)

Nathan Cutler (May 29, 1775, Lexington, Massachusetts – June 8, 1861) was an American politician from Maine. He was a Democrat. Cutler graduated from Dartmouth College in 1798, and pract...

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Enoch Lincoln, Governor (1788 - 1829)

Lincoln's most important contribution came as governor, when he sought to assert Maine's claim to territory under dispute with Great Britain. His aggressive stance on his state's right to the territory...

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Albion Parris, Governor, U.S. Senator (1788 - 1857)

Albion Keith Parris (January 19, 1788–February 11, 1857) was an American politician and jurist of Maine. Parris served in many elected and appointed positions throughout this life, including s...

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William King, Governor (1768 - 1852)

) William King (February 9, 1768 – June 17, 1852) was an American merchant, shipbuilder, army officer, and statesman from Bath, Maine. A proponent of statehood for Maine, he became its first G...

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