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Paul Richard LePage (born October 9, 1948) is an American businessman and Republican Party politician who has served as the 74th Governor of Maine since 2011. LePage grew up on the streets of Lewis...

7/14/2016 7/15/2016

JOHN R. McKERNAN JR. was born in Bangor, Maine. In 1970, he received a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College, where he was selected to the All-Ivy League Tennis Team. He joined the Army National Gua...

3/19/2008 6/22/2015

Carl E. Milliken, Governor MP (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 industry. ...

6/11/2014 6/11/2014

Llewellyn Powers MP (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 Pittsfield ...

6/9/2014 6/9/2014

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, Maine, an...

6/7/2014 6/7/2014

James B. Longley, Governor MP (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 office. ...

5/29/2014 5/29/2014

Horace Hildreth, Governor MP (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...

5/29/2014 5/29/2014

John Fremont Hill, Governor MP (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...

5/29/2014 5/29/2014

William T. Cobb, Governor MP (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...

5/29/2014 5/29/2014

William G. Crosby, Governor MP (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. He studi...

5/29/2014 5/29/2014

Richard H. Vose, Governor MP (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 November 8, 18...

5/29/2014 5/29/2014

Alonzo Garcelon, Governor MP (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 early yea...

5/26/2013 5/28/2014

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, Hebron Aca...

11/29/2013 11/29/2013

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 becomin...

11/29/2013 11/29/2013

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. He previ...

11/29/2013 11/29/2013

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 Senate fro...

11/28/2013 11/28/2013

Samuel Cony, Governor MP (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, Maine ...

11/6/2013 11/6/2013

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 Representatives....

8/10/2013 8/10/2013

John H Reed MP (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 of Gov...

1/15/2009 5/26/2013

Sumner Sewall, Governor MP (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 58th Gov...

10/7/2009 5/26/2013

Abner Colburn, Governor MP (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 (later ...

5/26/2013 5/26/2013

David Dunn, Governor MP (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 Cornish, Ma...

1/20/2010 5/26/2013

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

11/30/2012 5/10/2013

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 McCarthy ...

1/3/2012 5/10/2013

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 family in ...

1/20/2013 5/10/2013

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...

11/24/2008 5/10/2013

Frederick Robie, Governor MP (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...

4/28/2008 5/10/2013

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...

6/6/2011 5/10/2013

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, New Ha...

6/6/2011 5/10/2013

Hon. Nelson Dingley Jr MP (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...

8/16/2009 5/10/2013

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 ...

3/11/2009 5/10/2013

. 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. In 1854...

6/5/2008 5/10/2013

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 born i...

1/3/2012 5/10/2013

Joseph H. Williams, Governor MP (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...

1/4/2012 5/10/2013

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 from the Repub...

7/31/2008 5/10/2013

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 from 1855 ...

1/3/2012 5/10/2013

John Hubbard, Governor MP (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 March 22, ...

5/29/2011 5/10/2013

John W. Dana, Governor MP (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 and at th...

1/4/2012 5/10/2013

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 Brunswick...

1/4/2012 5/10/2013

Robert P. Dunlap, Governor MP (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 tutors. He ...

7/14/2010 5/10/2013

Nathan Cutler, Governor MP (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 practiced la...

11/30/2012 5/10/2013

Enoch Lincoln, Governor MP (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...

2/8/2011 5/10/2013

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 state le...

1/4/2012 5/10/2013

William King, Governor MP (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 Governor w...

7/31/2007 5/10/2013