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Androscoggin County
Maine

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Androscoggin County

Index to Locations

  • Auburn Mt. Auburn Cemetery
  • Auburn Oak Hill Cemetery
  • Lewiston Garcelon Cemetery
  • Lewiston Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Lewiston Old Herrick Burying Ground
  • Lewiston Riverside Cemetery
  • Lisbon Old Cemetery
  • Livermore Unknown location
  • Livermore Lamb Cemetery
  • West Minot, Minot Riverside Cemetery
  • Poland Ricker Family Cemetery
  • West Poland, Poland Highland Cemetery


    Mt. Auburn Cemetery
    Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Wallace Humphrey White, Jr. (1877-1952) — also known as Wallace H. White, Jr. — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine; Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 6, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; private secretary to U.S. Sen. William P. Frye; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1917-31; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1931-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1944. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died March 31, 1952 (age 74 years, 238 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Wallace H. White; grandson of William Pierce Frye (1830-1911).
      Political family: Frye-White family of Lewiston, Maine.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Winchester Greenwood Lowell (1843-1922) — also known as Winchester G. Lowell — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in West Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 1, 1843. Republican. Grocer; mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1892-93; defeated, 1893; postmaster at Auburn, Maine, 1899-1913. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from apoplexy or cerebral hemorrhage, while suffering from chronic nephritis, in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, March 26, 1922 (age 79 years, 53 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Lowell (1803-1899) and Atosa (Greenwood) Lowell; married, December 6, 1868, to Ann S. Lowell.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene Harvey Libby (1851-1930) — also known as Eugene H. Libby — of Dirigo (now part of Auburn), Androscoggin County, Maine. Born September 20, 1851. Farmer; postmaster at Dirigo, Maine, 1896-1901. Died in 1930 (age about 78 years). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Isaac Libby (1809-1866) and Hannah J. Libby (1824-1888); married 1872 to Eva F. DeGolyer (1854-1922); third cousin twice removed of John Wingate Weeks (1781-1853); fourth cousin of Charles Welch Libby; fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Libbey, Henry Farrington, Harrison Libbey, Fred Melville Libby, Augustine B. Libby and Edward Everett Libby.
      Political families: Libby-Felt family of Maine; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oak Hill Cemetery
    Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Nelson Dingley, Jr. (1832-1899) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Durham, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 15, 1832. Republican. Governor of Maine, 1874-76; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1881-99 (2nd District 1881-83, at-large 1883-85, 2nd District 1885-99); died in office 1899. Died in Washington, D.C., January 13, 1899 (age 66 years, 332 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    Garcelon Cemetery
    Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine


    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      James Bernard Longley (1924-1980) — also known as James B. Longley — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 22, 1924. Republican. Insurance business; lawyer; Governor of Maine, 1975-79. Died August 16, 1980 (age 56 years, 116 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Bernard Longley and Catherine (Wade) Longley; married, September 3, 1949, to Helen Walsh; father of James Bernard Longley, Jr. (1951-).
      See also NNDB dossier
      Daniel John McGillicuddy (1859-1936) — also known as Daniel J. McGillicuddy; D. J. McGillicuddy — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 27, 1859. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1884-85; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1887-88, 1890-91, 1902-03; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1911-17; defeated, 1906, 1908, 1916, 1918; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1912, 1916, 1928; member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 1917-32. Died July 30, 1936 (age 76 years, 338 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Herrick Burying Ground
    Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Ebenezer Herrick (1785-1839) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine; Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, October 21, 1785. Farmer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1819; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1820; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1821-27 (at-large 1821-25, 3rd District 1825-27); member of Maine state senate, 1828. Died May 7, 1839 (age 53 years, 198 days). Interment at Old Herrick Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Father of Anson Herrick (1812-1868).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
    William P. Frye William Pierce Frye (1830-1911) — also known as William P. Frye — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, September 2, 1830. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1861-62; Presidential Elector for Maine, 1864; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1865-66; Maine state attorney general, 1867-69; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1871-81; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1872, 1876, 1880; member of Republican National Committee from Maine, 1872-80; Maine Republican state chair, 1881; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1881-1911; died in office 1911. One of the founders of Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine. Died in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 8, 1911 (age 80 years, 340 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John March Frye (1802-?) and Alice M. (Davis) Frye; married to Caroline Spear (died 1900); grandfather of Wallace Humphrey White, Jr..
      Political family: Frye-White family of Lewiston, Maine.
      Cross-reference: Wallace H. White, Jr.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1901
      Louis Jefferson Brann (1876-1948) — also known as Louis J. Brann — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Madison, Somerset County, Maine, July 6, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Androscoggin County Register of Probate, 1909-13; municipal judge in Maine, 1913-15; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1915-17, 1922-25; member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County, 1919-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1924, 1936, 1940, 1944; Governor of Maine, 1933-37; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1936, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1942. Christian Scientist. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Grange; Lions. Died February 3, 1948 (age 71 years, 212 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles M. Brann and Nancy (Lancaster) Brann; married, March 8, 1902, to Martha Cobb.
      Alonzo M. Garcelon (1813-1906) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, May 6, 1813. Physician; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine, 1868; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1871-72; Governor of Maine, 1879-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1888. Member, American Medical Association. Died in Medford, Middlesex County, Mass., December 8, 1906 (age 93 years, 216 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Green Garcelon (1786-1872) and Mary (Davis) Garcelon (1809-1864); married to Ann A. Waldron (1819-1857); married, January 13, 1859, to Olivia Spear (1830-1889); father of Alonzo Marston Garcelon; second cousin twice removed of Donald Dean Frye Garcelon; third cousin once removed of Luther Lawrence, Abbott Lawrence (1792-1855) and George Washington Ingersoll; fourth cousin of Amos Adams Lawrence and Samuel Abbott Green; fourth cousin once removed of John Albion Andrew, Charles Courtney Pinkney Holden, Ebenezer Gregg Danforth Holden and Winfield Scott Holden.
      Political families: Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden (1826-1868) — also known as Thomas A. D. Fessenden — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, January 23, 1826. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1856, 1868; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1861; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1862-63. Died in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, September 28, 1868 (age 42 years, 249 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869) and Deborah (Chandler) Fessenden (1792-1873); half-brother of William Pitt Fessenden; brother of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882) and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; uncle of James Deering Fessenden, Francis Fessenden (1839-1906), Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden (1847-1908) and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden; granduncle of Charles Milton Fessenden; third cousin of William Fessenden Allen; third cousin once removed of Benjamin Fessenden, John Milton Fessenden and Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden; third cousin twice removed of Richard Bradford Coolidge and Arthur William Coolidge; third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; fourth cousin of Walter Fessenden and Samuel Fessenden (1845-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Bennet Bicknell and Seth Grosvenor Heacock.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Frank A. Morey (1863-1933) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Keeseville, Essex County, N.Y., March 11, 1863. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1900; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1911; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1907-13; member of Maine state senate, 1910. Died in Norfolk, Va., August 16, 1933 (age 70 years, 158 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      William Henry Newell (1854-1934) — also known as William H. Newell — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Durham, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 16, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1891-93, 1898-99, 1921-22; president, Manufacturers National Bank, 1902; probate judge in Maine, 1905-09. Died May 3, 1934 (age 80 years, 17 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William B. Newell and Susannah K. (Weeks) Newell.
      David Cowan (1825-1887) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Belgium, January 1, 1825. Republican. Mill operator; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1872-73, 1886-87. Died April 6, 1887 (age 62 years, 95 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Henry H. Dickey (1816-1884) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., May 14, 1816. Democrat. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1874-75. Died May 20, 1884 (age 68 years, 6 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Seth Chandler, Jr. (1838-1903) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, May 3, 1838. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1893-94; defeated, 1892. Died January 13, 1903 (age 64 years, 255 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      William E. Webster (1861-1929) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born May 30, 1861. Democrat. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1905-07. Died January 2, 1929 (age 67 years, 217 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      William Bertram Skelton (1871-1964) — also known as William B. Skelton — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc County, Maine, August 9, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; Androscoggin County Attorney, 1901-05; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1903-05; Maine banking commissioner, 1906-11; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1912; member, Maine Public Utilities Commission, 1913-19; president, First National Bank of Lewiston, and Androscoggin County Savings Bank; president or director of several power companies; director of two railroads; trustee, Central Main General Hospital. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died February 1, 1964 (age 92 years, 176 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas W. Skelton and Mary Luella (Holbrook) Skelton; married, May 21, 1894, to Florence Larrabee (died 1938); father of Harold Newell Skelton (1890?-?).
      Asa Redington, Jr. (1789-1874) — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine; Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Vassalboro, Kennebec County, Maine, July 4, 1789. Lawyer; banker; Maine state treasurer, 1835-37. Died in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, June 5, 1874 (age 84 years, 336 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Asa Redington (1761-1845) and Mary (Getchell) Redington (1774-1804); uncle of Charles Harris Redington; granduncle of Frank Redington; first cousin of Alfred Redington (1802-1875); fourth cousin once removed of John Redington.
      Political family: Redington family of Waterville, Maine.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Henry Day (1841-1898) — also known as Joseph H. Day — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, 1841. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1879-81. Died in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 8, 1898 (age about 57 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      George Washington Furbush (1842-1924) — also known as George W. Furbush — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Dresden, Lincoln County, Maine, December 1, 1842. Republican. Carpenter; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1900-02. Died in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 18, 1924 (age 81 years, 139 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of Washington Furbush and Mehitable (Colby) Furbush; married to Josephine A. Leavitt (1846-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Stevens (1818-1880) — also known as William H. Stevens — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born March 22, 1818. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1870. Died August 20, 1880 (age 62 years, 151 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Isaac N. Parker (1818-1881) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in 1818. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1868-69. Died July 18, 1881 (age about 63 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Mandeville T. Ludden (1830-1882) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Canton, Oxford County, Maine, February 17, 1830. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state senate, 1867-68; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1881-82. Died in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, September 21, 1882 (age 52 years, 216 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Jesse S. Lyford (1819-1895) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born December 8, 1819. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Maine District, 1867; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1878-79; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1880. Died August 31, 1895 (age 75 years, 266 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Jacob Barker Ham (c.1824-1888) — also known as Jacob B. Ham — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born about 1824. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1863-64. Died, of heart failure, September 4, 1888 (age about 64 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Charles Walker (1837-1898) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born September 26, 1837. Democrat. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1885-86; postmaster at Lewiston, Maine, 1887-91, 1895-98. Died June 7, 1898 (age 60 years, 254 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      David Farrar (1825-1907) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 5, 1825. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1882-83. Died in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, December 11, 1907 (age 82 years, 250 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Nelson Howard (1839-1909) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1872, 1884; mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1884-85. Member, Grand Army of the Republic. Died April 23, 1909 (age about 69 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      William H. Hines (c.1858-1918) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born about 1858. Democrat. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1913-14. Died May 22, 1918 (age about 60 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Wilbur H. Judkins (1858-1934) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine, May 19, 1858. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1897-98. Died April 5, 1934 (age 75 years, 321 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Harold Newell Skelton — also known as Harold N. Skelton — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1930-31; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Bertram Skelton (1871-1964).
      Robert John Hodgson (1857-1932) — also known as R. J. Hodgson — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., November 15, 1857. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920. English ancestry. Died in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, December 22, 1932 (age 75 years, 37 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Hodgson (1823-1876) and Patience (Moss) Hodgson (1825-1895); married, April 7, 1880, to Jennie Mabel Didge (1861-1924); father of Florence H. Pendleton (1880-1939).
      Political families: Pendleton family of Connecticut; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Florence H. Pendleton (1880-1939) — also known as Florence Ethel Hodgson — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Woonsocket, Providence County, R.I., July 7, 1880. Republican. Member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928. Female. English ancestry. Died July 14, 1939 (age 59 years, 7 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Robert John Hodgson (1857-1932) and Jennie Mabel (Dodge) Hodgson (1861-1924); married, December 29, 1909, to Irving Erskine Pendleton (1879-1947; dentist); fourth cousin once removed of Isaac Stuart Raymond.
      Political family: Pendleton family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Lester Pierpont Gerrish (1875-1947) — also known as Lester P. Gerrish — of Lisbon Falls, Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born November 21, 1875. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County, 1921-22. Died November 12, 1947 (age 71 years, 356 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.


    Unknown Location
    Livermore, Androscoggin County, Maine


    Lamb Cemetery
    Goding Road
    Livermore, Androscoggin County, Maine
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederic Webster Goding (1858-1933) — also known as Frederic W. Goding — of Rutland, La Salle County, Ill. Born in Hyde Park, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 9, 1858. School teacher; college professor; physician; newspaper editor; justice of the peace; U.S. Consul in Newcastle, 1898-1907; Montevideo, 1907-13; U.S. Consul General in Guayaquil, 1913-24. Died in Androscoggin County, Maine, May 5, 1933 (age 74 years, 361 days). Interment at Lamb Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alphonso Landon Goding (1828-1909) and Lydia Mehitable (Chandler) Goding (1830-1921); married, June 8, 1880, to Ella Blanche Phelps (1858-1931).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Riverside Cemetery
    West Minot, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      George Harris Bean (1875-1962) — also known as George H. Bean — of West Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine; Greene, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, September 22, 1875. Democrat. Farmer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County, 1919-20. Member, Grange. Died in 1962 (age about 86 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sylvanus Bean and Harriet V. (Howe) Bean; married, September 22, 1897, to Edna M. Rowe (1877-1932).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Ricker Family Cemetery
    Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      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.
      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.
      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.
      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
      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.
      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
      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.
      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


    Highland Cemetery
    West Poland, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Bert Manfred Fernald (1858-1926) — also known as Bert M. Fernald — of West Poland, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in West Poland, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 3, 1858. Republican. Packer of canned goods; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1887; member of Maine state senate, 1890; Governor of Maine, 1909-11; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1916-26; died in office 1926. Member, United Commercial Travelers; Freemasons; Grange. Died in West Poland, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 23, 1926 (age 68 years, 142 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James H. Fernald and Betsey (Libby) Fernald; married 1877 to Annie Keene (1858-1939).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jesse M. Libby (1846-1918) — of Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine; Mechanic Falls, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Danville (now part of Auburn), Androscoggin County, Maine, March 28, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1877, 1901-04; member of Maine state senate, 1891-94; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Died in Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 28, 1918 (age 71 years, 337 days). Interment at Highland Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Simon Libby (1820-1903) and Louisa Abby (Cole) Libby (1821-1850); married, December 28, 1871, to Kittie E. Perkins (1849-1933).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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    The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
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      Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
      The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/ME/AN-buried.html.  
      Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
      If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
      More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
      If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
    Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
    Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

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