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Ricker family of Poland, Maine

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  Edward Payson Ricker (1847-1928) — also known as Edward P. Ricker — of South Poland, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine, May 26, 1847. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1908. Died December 22, 1928 (age 81 years, 210 days). Interment at Ricker Family Cemetery, Poland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Ricker (1809-1893) and Janette Wheeler (Bolster) Ricker (1821-1883); brother of Hiram Weston Ricker (1857-1930); married, March 25, 1890, to Amelia Glancy (1860-1935); father of Edward Payson Ricker Jr.; uncle of Hiram Weston Ricker Jr. and Charles Wentworth Ricker.
  Political family: Ricker family of Poland, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hiram Weston Ricker (1857-1930) — also known as Hiram W. Ricker — of South Poland, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, September 5, 1857. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896; postmaster at South Poland, Maine, 1901. Died November 19, 1930 (age 73 years, 75 days). Interment at Ricker Family Cemetery, Poland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram Ricker (1809-1893) and Janette Wheeler (Bolster) Ricker (1821-1883); brother of Edward Payson Ricker; married 1883 to Vesta Pierce Folsom (1856-1936); father of Hiram Weston Ricker Jr. (1889-1937) and Charles Wentworth Ricker; uncle of Edward Payson Ricker Jr..
  Political family: Ricker family of Poland, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hiram Weston Ricker Jr. (1889-1937) — also known as Hiram Ricker, Jr. — of Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, March 24, 1889. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Androscoggin County, 1933. Died March 29, 1937 (age 48 years, 5 days). Interment at Ricker Family Cemetery, Poland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Vesta Pierce (Folsom) Ricker (1856-1936) and Hiram Weston Ricker; brother of Charles Wentworth Ricker; married to Ruth M. Shackford (1892-1983); nephew of Edward Payson Ricker (1847-1928); first cousin of Edward Payson Ricker Jr..
  Political family: Ricker family of Poland, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles Wentworth Ricker (1891-1979) — also known as Charles W. Ricker — of South Poland, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, December 11, 1891. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County, 1919-22. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 7, 1979 (age 87 years, 270 days). Interment at Ricker Family Cemetery, Poland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Vesta Pierce (Folsom) Ricker (1856-1936) and Hiram Weston Ricker (1857-1930); brother of Hiram Weston Ricker Jr.; nephew of Edward Payson Ricker; first cousin of Edward Payson Ricker Jr..
  Political family: Ricker family of Poland, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward Payson Ricker Jr. (1893-1941) — also known as Edward P. Ricker, Jr. — of Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, October 31, 1893. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1932. Died August 14, 1941 (age 47 years, 287 days). Interment at Ricker Family Cemetery, Poland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Payson Ricker and Amelia (Glancy) Ricker (1860-1935); married, September 6, 1922, to Elizabeth Susan Miller (1899-1991); nephew of Hiram Weston Ricker (1857-1930); first cousin of Hiram Weston Ricker Jr. and Charles Wentworth Ricker.
  Political family: Ricker family of Poland, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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