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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Cumberland County

Index to Locations

  • Bridgton Forest Hill Cemetery
  • Bridgton High Street Cemetery
  • Brunswick Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Cape Elizabeth Seaside Cemetery
  • Cumberland Unknown location
  • Falmouth Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Gorham Unknown location
  • Gorham Eastern Cemetery
  • Harrison Harrison Village Cemetery
  • Portland Unknown location
  • Portland Eastern Cemetery
  • Portland Evergreen Cemetery
  • Portland Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Portland Western Cemetery
  • South Portland Calvary Cemetery
  • South Portland Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Standish Hamlin Cemetery
  • Windham Town Cemetery
  • Yarmouth Riverside Cemetery


    Forest Hill Cemetery
    Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Luther Franklin McKinney (1841-1922) — also known as Luther F. McKinney — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H.; Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, April 25, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Universalist minister; furniture merchant; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1887-89, 1891-93; candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1892; U.S. Minister to Colombia, 1893-96; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1898, 1899; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1907. Universalist. Died July 30, 1922 (age 81 years, 96 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander McKinney and Elizabeth (Miller) McKinney; married, August 1, 1870, to Sharlie Paine Webb.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      John Henry Roes (1843-1903) — also known as John H. Roes — of Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Maine, September 23, 1843. Republican. Postmaster at Bridgton, Maine, 1891-93. Died in 1903 (age about 59 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Roes (1813-1906) and Sarah M. (Goodman) Roes (1818-1895).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    High Street Cemetery
    Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathaniel Swett Littlefield (1804-1882) — of Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Wells, York County, Maine, September 20, 1804. Democrat. Member of Maine state senate, 1837; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1841-43, 1849-51 (5th District 1841-43, 2nd District 1849-51); member of Maine state house of representatives, 1854. Died in Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine, August 15, 1882 (age 77 years, 329 days). Interment at High Street Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Littlefield (1771-1831) and Hannah (Swett) Littlefield; married, September 5, 1827, to Joanna Gibbs (1803-1879); third cousin twice removed of Charles Edgar Littlefield (1851-1915).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Edward Gibbs (1835-1899) — also known as Charles E. Gibbs — of Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine, January 21, 1835. Republican. Postmaster at Bridgton, Maine, 1872-85. Died in Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine, 1899 (age about 64 years). Interment at High Street Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine
    Founded 1821
    Politicians buried here:
    Robert P. Dunlap Robert Pinckney Dunlap (1794-1859) — also known as Robert P. Dunlap — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, August 17, 1794. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1821-22; member of Maine state senate, 1824-28, 1830-33; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1829; Governor of Maine, 1834-38; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1843-47; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1848-49; postmaster. Died in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, October 20, 1859 (age 65 years, 64 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Dunlap (1737-1824) and Mary (Tappan) Dunlap (1749-1838); married, October 20, 1825, to Lydia Chapman (1783-1858); uncle of Mabel Dunlap (1826-1885; who married James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)).
      Political family: Lowell-Dunlap family of Massachusetts.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Maine State Archives/Maine Historical Society
      Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1828-1914) — also known as Joshua L. Chamberlain — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine, September 8, 1828. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Maine, 1867-71; president, Bowdoin College; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909. Member, Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion; American Historical Association. Received the Medal of Honor in 1893 for action as commander of the 20th Maine, at Battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863. Died February 24, 1914 (age 85 years, 169 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Chamberlain and Sarah Dupree (Brastow) Chamberlain; married, December 7, 1855, to Frances Caroline Adams.
      Benjamin Orr (1772-1828) — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Bedford, Hillsborough County, N.H., December 1, 1772. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1817-19. Died in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, September 3, 1828 (age 55 years, 277 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Charles Jervis Gilman (1824-1901) — also known as Charles J. Gilman — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., February 26, 1824. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1851; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1854; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1857-59; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1860. Died February 5, 1901 (age 76 years, 344 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandnephew of John Taylor Gilman (1753-1828) and Nicholas Gilman.
      Political family: Gilman family of Exeter, New Hampshire.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Tewksbury Loring Swett (1846-1911) — also known as Tewksbury L. Swett; Tewksbury L. Sweat — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Arrowsic, Sagadahoc County, Maine, May 3, 1846. Democrat. Shipbroker; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Portland, Maine, 1880-1900; Vice-Consul for Norway in Portland, Maine, 1908. Died, from broncho-pneumonia, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 28, 1911 (age 64 years, 301 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Woodbury Swett (1810-1889) and Lydia Weeks (Owen) Swett (1818-1898); married, November 21, 1877, to Alice Alney Hunt (1857-1937); fourth cousin of Rufus R. Dawes; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951), Rufus Cutler Dawes and Beman Gates Dawes.
      Political families: Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles E. Townsend (1831-1920) — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born October 27, 1831. Republican. Postmaster at Brunswick, Maine, 1885, 1891-95, 1901-03; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896. Died May 30, 1920 (age 88 years, 216 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Burt Townsend (1787-1860) and Lucy H. (Cook) Townsend (1795-1866); married to Viola Coombs (1847-1921).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Seaside Cemetery
    Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Evelina Maria Mariner (1842-1924) — also known as Evelina M. Mariner; Evelina Maria Jordan — of Bowery Beach, South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, April 12, 1842. Postmaster at Bowery Beach, Maine, 1887-91. Female. Died in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, March 8, 1924 (age 81 years, 331 days). Interment at Seaside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Ignatius Jordan (1816-1849) and Esther Maria Jordan (1818-1852); married, June 11, 1860, to Lewis Merrill Jordan (1839-1888); married 1875 to James Mariner (1823-1887).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Eliphalet Greely — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Whig. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1843-48. Interment somewhere.


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Seneca Arthur Paul (1888-1973) — also known as S. Arthur Paul — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Garland, Penobscot County, Maine, October 5, 1888. Honorary Vice-Consul for Norway in Portland, Maine, 1935-50. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, December 8, 1973 (age 85 years, 64 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Seneca M. Paul (1852-1906) and Electa Jane (Stairs) Paul (1854-1905); married to Ruth Elizabeth Nichols (1897-1971).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick Robie (1822-1912) — of Maine. Born August 12, 1822. Governor of Maine, 1883-87. Died February 3, 1912 (age 89 years, 175 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Grandnephew of Levi Lincoln, Jr. (1782-1868) and Enoch Lincoln; great-grandnephew of Levi Lincoln.
      Political family: Lincoln-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).


    Eastern Cemetery
    Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Donald Francis Snow (1877-1958) — also known as Donald F. Snow — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, September 6, 1877. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1929-33. Died in Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, February 12, 1958 (age 80 years, 159 days). Original interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine; reinterment at Eastern Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Snow and Nellie Snow; married to Christine Lennox Pennell (1884-1969); father of William Pennell Snow (1907-1986).
      Political family: Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Mann (1822-1868) — Born in Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, June 22, 1822. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1849-50; member of Maine state senate, 1851-53; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1867-68; died in office 1868. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., August 26, 1868 (age 46 years, 65 days). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Harrison Village Cemetery
    Harrison, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Stockman Cohen (1937-1998) — also known as Richard S. Cohen — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., April 5, 1937. Maine state attorney general, 1979-80; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1981-93. Died of Crohn's disease, in Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., April 13, 1998 (age 61 years, 8 days). Interment at Harrison Village Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "Devoted son husband and father."
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Portland, Cumberland County, Maine


    Eastern Cemetery
    224 Congress Street
    Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1973
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Holmes (1773-1843) — of Alfred, York County, Maine. Born in Kingston, Plymouth County, Mass., March 14, 1773. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1802-03, 1812; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1813-14; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1817-20; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1819; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1820-27, 1829-33; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1836-37; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1841-43; died in office 1843. Died July 7, 1843 (age 70 years, 115 days). Entombed at Eastern Cemetery; cenotaph at Parish Cemetery, Alfred, Maine.
      Relatives: Married to Sally Brooks; father-in-law of Daniel Goodenow (1791?-?); grandfather of John Holmes Goodenow.
      Political family: Goodenow-Holmes family of Alfred, Maine.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Bradbury (1770-1823) — of Massachusetts. Born in Falmouth, Barnstable County, Mass., October 10, 1770. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1806-12; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1813-17 (at-large 1813-15, 15th District 1815-17); member of Massachusetts state senate, 1820. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 7, 1823 (age 53 years, 28 days). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Ilsley (1740-1813) — of Falmouth, Barnstable County, Mass. Born in Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine, May 30, 1740. Democrat. Distiller; delegate to Massachusetts convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1793-94; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1807-09. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 10, 1813 (age 72 years, 345 days). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Widgery (c.1753-1822) — of Massachusetts. Born in Devon, England, about 1753. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1787-93, 1795-97; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1788; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1794; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1806-07; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1811-13; common pleas court judge in Massachusetts, 1813-21. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, July 31, 1822 (age about 69 years). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mark Harris (1779-1843) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Ipswich, Essex County, Mass., January 27, 1779. Merchant; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1816; U.S. Representative from Maine at-large, 1822-23; Maine state treasurer, 1828, 1832-34; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1830. Died March 2, 1843 (age 64 years, 34 days). Interment at Eastern Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Stevens Avenue
    Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1992
    Politicians buried here:
    Thomas B. Reed Thomas Brackett Reed (1839-1902) — also known as Thomas B. Reed; "Reed the Lion Hearted" — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 18, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1868-69; member of Maine state senate, 1870; Maine state attorney general, 1870-72; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1877-99 (1st District 1877-83, at-large 1883-85, 1st District 1885-99); resigned 1899; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1889-91, 1895-99; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1896. Died December 7, 1902 (age 63 years, 50 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Brackett Reed .
      Cross-reference: Amos L. Allen
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Books about Thomas Reed: Richard B. Cheney & Lynne V. Cheney, Kings Of The Hill : How Nine Powerful Men Changed The Course of American History — James Grant, Mr. Speaker!: The Life and Times of Thomas B. Reed The Man Who Broke the Filibuster
      Image source: Library of Congress
      Nathan Clifford (1803-1881) — of Newfield, York County, Maine. Born in Rumney, Grafton County, N.H., August 18, 1803. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1830; Maine state attorney general, 1834-37; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1839-43 (2nd District 1839-41, 3rd District 1841-43); U.S. Attorney General, 1846-48; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1848-49; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1858-81; died in office 1881. Unitarian. English ancestry. Died in Cornish, York County, Maine, July 25, 1881 (age 77 years, 341 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Grandfather of Nathan Clifford (1867-?).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
    William Pitt Fessenden William Pitt Fessenden (1806-1869) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H., October 16, 1806. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1832-33, 1840-41, 1845-46, 1853-54; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1841-43; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maine, 1848, 1852; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1854-64, 1865-69; died in office 1869; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1864-65. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 8, 1869 (age 62 years, 327 days). Original interment at Western Cemetery; reinterment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: William Pitt
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869) and Ruth (Green) Fessenden (1787-1806); half-brother of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882), Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; married, April 23, 1832, to Ellen Maria Deering (1807-1857); father of James Deering Fessenden, Francis Fessenden (1839-1906) and Samuel Fessenden (1841-1862; killed in Civil War); uncle of 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 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 — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about William Pitt Fessenden: Robert J. Cook, Civil War Senator: William Pitt Fessenden and the Fight to Save the American Republic
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
      George Foster Shepley (1819-1878) — also known as George F. Shepley — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Saco, York County, Maine, January 1, 1819. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1848-49, 1853-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of New Orleans, La., 1862; Governor of Louisiana; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1868; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 1st Circuit, 1869-78; died in office 1878. Episcopalian. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, July 20, 1878 (age 59 years, 200 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ether Shepley (1789-1877).
      See also federal judicial profile
      Ether Shepley (1789-1877) — of Saco, York County, Maine. Born in Groton, Middlesex County, Mass., November 2, 1789. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1819; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1820; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1820-33; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1833-36; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1836-48; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1848-55. Died in 1877 (age about 87 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of George Foster Shepley (1819-1878).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Neal Dow (1804-1897) — also known as "Napoleon of Temperance"; "Father of Prohibition"; "Grand Old Man in the Temperance Cause" — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 20, 1804. Tanning business; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1851, 1855; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1858-59; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1868; Prohibition candidate for President of the United States, 1880. Quaker. During the Civil War was captured by Confederate forces, imprisoned, and eventually exchanged for Confederate Gen. William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, who was a Union prisoner. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 2, 1897 (age 93 years, 196 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah Dow (1766-1861) and Dorcas Dow (1773-1851); married, January 20, 1830, to Maria Cornelia Durant Maynard (1808-1883); father of Frederick Neal Dow (1840-1934).
      Neal Dow Avenue, in Westerleigh, Staten Island, New York, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: Neil D. CranmerNeal Dow BeckerNeal D. Bishop
      See also Wikipedia article
      William Lebaron Putnam (1835-1918) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, May 26, 1835. Democrat. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1869-70; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1892-1917. Died February 5, 1918 (age 82 years, 255 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      William Widgery Thomas, Jr. (1839-1927) — also known as William W. Thomas, Jr. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 26, 1839. Republican. Lawyer; brought Swedish colonists to northern Maine, 1870, founding community of New Sweden; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1873-75; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1874-75; member of Maine state senate, 1879; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1880; U.S. Minister to Sweden, 1883-85, 1889-94, 1898-1905. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in 1927 (age about 87 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Widgery Thomas and Elizabeth White (Goddard) Thomas; married, October 11, 1887, to Dagmar Törnebladh; married, June 2, 1915, to Mrs. Aina Törnebladh.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      Henry Bradstreet Cleaves (1840-1912) — also known as Henry B. Cleaves — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine, February 6, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1876-77; Maine state attorney general, 1880-84; Governor of Maine, 1893-97. Died June 22, 1912 (age 72 years, 137 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Cleaves (1799-1881) and Sophia (Bradstreet) Cleaves (1804-1882).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Appleton (1815-1864) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Beverly, Essex County, Mass., February 11, 1815. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Bolivia, 1848-49; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1851-53; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1860-61. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 22, 1864 (age 49 years, 193 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John White Appleton (1780-1862) and Sophia (Williams) Appleton (1786-1860); married 1840 to Susan Lovering Dodge; nephew of James Appleton and Nathan Dane Appleton; first cousin once removed of Nathan Appleton, William Appleton, Elijah Livermore Hamlin and Hannibal Hamlin; first cousin thrice removed of Randolph Appleton Kidder; second cousin of John Appleton (1804-1891) and Hannibal Emery Hamlin; second cousin once removed of Isaiah Kidder Stetson; second cousin twice removed of Arthur Taggard Appleton and Clarence Cutting Stetson; second cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; second cousin four times removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; third cousin of Edward Williams Hooker; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, Aaron Burr, James Davenport, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; fourth cousin once removed of John Appleton (1758-1829), Thomas Appleton, Jedediah Sabin, Charles Robert Sherman, Theodore Davenport, Chauncey Fitch Cleveland and George Pickering Bemis.
      Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Sprague family of Providence, Rhode Island; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Wells (1801-1868) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Durham, Strafford County, N.H., August 15, 1801. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1836-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1840; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1847-54; resigned 1854; Governor of Maine, 1856-57. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 15, 1868 (age 66 years, 335 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Charles Wesley Walton (1819-1900) — also known as Charles W. Walton — of Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Maine, 1819. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1861-62; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1862-97. Died in 1900 (age about 81 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Carroll Lynwood Beedy (1880-1947) — also known as Carroll L. Beedy — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, August 3, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; Cumberland County Prosecuting Attorney, 1917-21; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1921-35; defeated, 1934. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Delta Sigma Rho; Freemasons; Elks; Kiwanis; Moose. Died in Washington, D.C., September 30, 1947 (age 67 years, 58 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clarence E. Beedy and Myra Mildred (Page) Beedy; married, April 18, 1914, to Dorothy W. Lathrop.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert S. Hale (1889-1976) — also known as Robert Hale — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 29, 1889. Republican. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1923-30; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1929-30; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1943-59; defeated, 1958. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., November 30, 1976 (age 87 years, 1 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clarence Hale and Margaret (Rollins) Hale (1856-1950); married, April 20, 1922, to Agnes Burke; nephew of Eugene Hale; first cousin of Frederick Hale (1874-1963).
      Political families: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine; Woodbury-Holden family of Massachusetts and New Hampshire; Starkweather-Pendleton family of Preston, Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
    F. O. J. Smith Francis Ormand Jonathan Smith (1806-1876) — of Maine. Born in Brentwood, Rockingham County, N.H., November 23, 1806. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1831; member of Maine state senate, 1833; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1833-39 (2nd District 1833-35, 8th District 1835-37, 6th District 1837-39); early promoter and financial backer of the electric telegraph. Died in Deering (now part of Portland), Cumberland County, Maine, October 14, 1876 (age 69 years, 326 days). Original interment in private or family graveyard; re-entombed at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: Maine State Archives/Maine Historical Society
      Asher Crosby Hinds (1863-1919) — also known as Asher C. Hinds — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Benton, Kennebec County, Maine, February 6, 1863. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1911-17. Died in 1919 (age about 56 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Clarence Hale (1848-1934) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine, April 15, 1848. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1883-86; U.S. District Judge for Maine, 1902-22; took senior status 1922; senior judge, 1922-34. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, April 9, 1934 (age 85 years, 359 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Sullivan Hale (1806-1880) and Betsey (Staples) Hale (1808-1881); brother of Eugene Hale; married, March 11, 1880, to Margaret Jordan Rollins (1856-1950); father of Robert S. Hale (1889-1976); uncle of Frederick Hale.
      Political family: Chandler-Hale family of Portland, Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Phinney Baxter (1831-1921) — also known as James P. Baxter — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, March 23, 1831. Republican. Author; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1893-96, 1904-05. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 8, 1921 (age 90 years, 46 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elihu Baxter and Sarah (Cone) Baxter; father of Percival Proctor Baxter (1876-1969).
      John Jasiel Perry (1811-1897) — also known as John J. Perry — of Oxford, Oxford County, Maine. Born in New Hampshire, 1811. Republican. Member of Maine state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1855-57, 1859-61. Died in 1897 (age about 86 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Josiah Hayden Drummond (1827-1902) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Winslow, Kennebec County, Maine, August 30, 1827. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1857-58, 1869; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1858; member of Maine state senate, 1859-60; Maine state attorney general, 1860-63; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1864, 1884. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 25, 1902 (age 75 years, 56 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clark Drummond and Cynthia (Blackwell) Drummond; married to Elzada Rollins Bean (1829-1907).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lynch (1825-1892) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Maine, 1825. Republican. Member of Maine state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1865-73. Died in 1892 (age about 67 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Obed Hall (1757-1828) — of New Hampshire. Born in Raynham, Bristol County, Mass., December 23, 1757. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1801-02; common pleas court judge in New Hampshire, 1800; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire at-large, 1811-13. Died in Bartlett, Carroll County, N.H., April 1, 1828 (age 70 years, 100 days). Original interment at Garland Ridge Cemetery, Near Bartlett, Carroll County, N.H.; reinterment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Theodore Marriner (1892-1937) — also known as J. Theodore Marriner; Ted Marriner — Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 17, 1892. U.S. Consul General in Beirut, 1935-37, died in office 1937. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Shot and killed by Mejardich Karayan, an Armenian who thought he had been denied a U.S. visa, in Beirut, Syria (now Lebanon), October 12, 1937 (age 45 years, 148 days). The killer was sentenced to death and hanged soon after. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Harriet Cram (Thorpe) Marriner.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Cobham Noyes (1798-1868) — of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. Born in Maine, 1798. Whig. Merchant; member of Maine state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Maine 5th District, 1837-39. Died in 1868 (age about 70 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Lorenzo De Medici Sweat (1818-1898) — also known as Lorenzo D. M. Sweat — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Parsonfield, York County, Maine, May 26, 1818. Democrat. Member of Maine state senate, 1862; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1863-65; defeated, 1864, 1866; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1872; member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 1872-76. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, July 26, 1898 (age 80 years, 61 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Melville Seiders (1844-1915) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Union, Knox County, Maine, January 15, 1844. Maine state attorney general, 1901-04. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 26, 1915 (age 71 years, 131 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Elbridge Gerry (1813-1886) — of Maine. Born in Waterford, Oxford County, Maine, December 6, 1813. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1846; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1849-51. Died April 10, 1886 (age 72 years, 125 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Elbridge Gerry
      Relatives: Grandson of Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814).
      Political family: Gerry family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Asa William Henry Clapp (1805-1891) — of Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 6, 1805. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1847-49. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 22, 1891 (age 86 years, 16 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Holman Staples Melcher (d. 1905) — also known as Holman S. Melcher — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1889-91. Died in 1905. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Jacob McLellan — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Portland, Maine, 1863-65, 1868-69. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Francis Fessenden (1839-1906) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 18, 1839. Republican. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; suffered a battlefield injury which resulted in a leg amputation; lawyer; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1876-77. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, January 2, 1906 (age 66 years, 290 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Pitt Fessenden and Ellen Maria (Deering) Fessenden (1807-1857); brother of James Deering Fessenden and Samuel Fessenden (1841-1862; killed in Civil War); nephew of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882), Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; grandson of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869); first cousin of Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden (1847-1908) and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden; first cousin once removed of Charles Milton Fessenden; third cousin once removed of William Fessenden Allen; third cousin twice removed of Benjamin Fessenden, John Milton Fessenden and Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden; fourth cousin once removed of Walter Fessenden and Samuel Fessenden (1845-1903).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Freeman Libby (1844-1915) — also known as Charles F. Libby — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Limerick, York County, Maine, January 31, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1882-83; member of Maine state senate, 1889-92; counsel and director, Portland Street Railway; also involved with steamship companies. Died in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, June 3, 1915 (age 71 years, 123 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Brackett Libby (1816-1889) and Hannah Catherine (Morrill) Libby (1819-1879); married, December 6, 1869, to Alice W. Bradbury; first cousin once removed of Ira Saywood Libby (1833-1899); second cousin of Jesse Felt Libby.
      Political family: Libby-Felt family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Ellingwood Marrett (1854-1922) — also known as James E. Marrett — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Cumberland Center, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine, April 7, 1854. Lumber business; Consul for Uruguay in Portland, Maine, 1892-1908, 1915-22. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 8, 1922 (age 67 years, 307 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Louise Otis (Small) Marrett (1827-1904) and Orlando Melville Marrett (1829-1870); married 1881 to Sarah Jane Potter (1854-1944).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Richmond Small (1837-1903) — also known as Stephen R. Small — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Gray, Cumberland County, Maine, February 19, 1837. Banker; Consul for Argentina in Portland, Maine, 1884-1902. Died, from pneumonia and chronic nephritis, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 10, 1903 (age 66 years, 19 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stephen Small and Lois Small; married, August 18, 1861, to Margaret E. Morrill (1839-1909).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clark H. Barker (c.1840-1905) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born about 1840. Republican. Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1884-85, 1900-05. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, January 21, 1905 (age about 65 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Palmer Fessenden (1831-1909) — also known as Joseph P. Fessenden — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 27, 1831. Republican. Physician; postmaster at Lewiston, Maine, 1861-70. Died in Salem, Essex County, Mass., March 26, 1909 (age 77 years, 180 days). Interment at Evergreen 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 Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden; uncle of James Deering Fessenden, Francis Fessenden, 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 (1857-1928).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Deering Fessenden (1833-1882) — also known as James D. Fessenden — Born in Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, September 28, 1833. Lawyer; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1872-74. Member, Loyal Legion. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 18, 1882 (age 49 years, 51 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Pitt Fessenden and Ellen Maria (Deering) Fessenden (1807-1857); brother of Francis Fessenden; married, November 5, 1856, to Frances Cushing Greeley (1837-1917); nephew of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882), Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; grandson of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869); first cousin of Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden (1847-1908) and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden; first cousin once removed of Charles Milton Fessenden; third cousin once removed of William Fessenden Allen; third cousin twice removed of Benjamin Fessenden, John Milton Fessenden and Charles Backus Hyde Fessenden; fourth cousin once removed of Walter Fessenden and Samuel Fessenden (1845-1903).
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Eastman family; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Donald Francis Snow (1877-1958) — also known as Donald F. Snow — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, September 6, 1877. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1929-33. Died in Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, February 12, 1958 (age 80 years, 159 days). Original interment at Evergreen Cemetery; reinterment at Eastern Cemetery, Gorham, Maine.
      Relatives: Son of James Snow and Nellie Snow; married to Christine Lennox Pennell (1884-1969); father of William Pennell Snow (1907-1986).
      Political family: Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    672 Stevens Avenue
    Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Woodbury H. Polleys (1817-1885) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, December 17, 1817. Ship captain; U.S. Consul in Barbados, as of 1880; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in San Juan de los Remedios, as of 1884. Died by suicide, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 11, 1885 (age 67 years, 329 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Polleys, Jr. and Mary (Woodbury) Polleys; married, March 6, 1842, to Sarah Whitehouse (1823-1861).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Western Cemetery
    Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Prentiss Mellen (1764-1840) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Massachusetts, 1764. U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1818-20; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1820-34. Died in 1840 (age about 76 years). Interment at Western Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Albion Keith Parris (1788-1857) — also known as Albion K. Parris — of Paris, Oxford County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Hebron, Oxford County, Maine, January 19, 1788. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1813-14; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1814-15; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1815-18 (20th District 1815-17, 7th District 1817-18); resigned 1818; U.S. District Judge for Maine, 1818-20; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1819; probate judge in Maine, 1820-21; Governor of Maine, 1822-27; defeated, 1854; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1827-28; resigned 1828; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1828-36; resigned 1836; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1852. Died suddenly, of heart trouble, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 11, 1857 (age 69 years, 23 days). Interment at Western Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Parris (1755-1847) and Sarah (Pratt) Parris (died 1836); married to Sarah Whitman (1790-1883); first cousin of Virgil Delphini Parris (1807-1874).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Stephen Longfellow (1775-1849) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine, June 23, 1775. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1814; U.S. Representative from Maine at-large, 1823-25; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1826. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 2, 1849 (age 74 years, 40 days). Interment at Western Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
    Politicians formerly buried here:
    William Pitt Fessenden William Pitt Fessenden (1806-1869) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Boscawen, Merrimack County, N.H., October 16, 1806. Whig. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1832-33, 1840-41, 1845-46, 1853-54; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1841-43; delegate to Whig National Convention from Maine, 1848, 1852; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1854-64, 1865-69; died in office 1869; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1864-65. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 8, 1869 (age 62 years, 327 days). Original interment at Western Cemetery; reinterment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: William Pitt
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1784-1869) and Ruth (Green) Fessenden (1787-1806); half-brother of Samuel Clement Fessenden (1815-1882), Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; married, April 23, 1832, to Ellen Maria Deering (1807-1857); father of James Deering Fessenden, Francis Fessenden (1839-1906) and Samuel Fessenden (1841-1862; killed in Civil War); uncle of 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 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 — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about William Pitt Fessenden: Robert J. Cook, Civil War Senator: William Pitt Fessenden and the Fight to Save the American Republic
      Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)


    Calvary Cemetery
    South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Ernest de Beaufort Le Prohon (1855-1928) — also known as Ernest Le Prohon — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Maine, March, 1855. Commission merchant; Consular Agent for France in Portland, Maine, 1887-1928; Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Portland, Maine, 1894-98. French Canadian ancestry. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 22, 1928 (age 73 years, 0 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Philip Le Prohon (1816-1886) and Lucy Helen (Greene) Le Prohon (1824-1894); married, May 26, 1877, to Anna Chadbourne Smith (1855-1911); grandson of Henry Bowen Clark Greene (1800-1848).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles E. West (b. 1871) — of South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 20, 1871. Republican. Mayor of South Portland, Maine, 1914-18. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles L. West and Pamelia (Simmons) West; married, July 19, 1899, to Elizabeth Loring.


    Hamlin Cemetery
    Standish, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Simon Moulton Hamlin (1866-1939) — also known as Simon M. Hamlin — of Standish, Cumberland County, Maine; South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Standish, Cumberland County, Maine, August 10, 1866. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; mayor of South Portland, Maine, 1933-34; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1935-37; defeated, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1936. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Lions. Died in South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, July 27, 1939 (age 72 years, 351 days). Interment at Hamlin Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Cotton Hamlin (1818-1869) and Abby Moulton (Hasty) Hamlin (1832-1930); married, July 16, 1893, to Luetta Higgins (divorced); married, July 22, 1902, to Anne Wilson (Brackett) Hitchings; married, December 15, 1934, to Evelyn (Field) Ward.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Town Cemetery
    Windham, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      John Anderson (1792-1853) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Windham, Cumberland County, Maine, July 30, 1792. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state senate, 1823; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1825-33; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1833-37; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1833, 1842; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1837-41, 1843-48. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 21, 1853 (age 61 years, 22 days). Interment at Town Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Howard Davies — of Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 2nd District, 1919-20. Interment at Riverside Cemetery.


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