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  Carroll Waite Abbott (1855-1921) — also known as Carroll W. Abbott — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine, August 29, 1855. Republican. Physician; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1898-99. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows. Died March 9, 1921 (age 65 years, 192 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Abbott, Jr. and Charlotte (Waite) Abbott; married, October 4, 1882, to Georgia A. Wilson.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles S. Adams (b. 1856) — of Searsmont, Waldo County, Maine; Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Searsmont, Waldo County, Maine, November 21, 1856. Republican. Farmer; lumber mill owner; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state house of representatives from Waldo County, 1919-20. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams and Nancy (Prescott) Adams; married, October 20, 1884, to Sarah J. Pearson; married, June 4, 1919, to Harriet Gilman.
  Clarence H. Adams (1905-1987) — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn.; Washington, D.C.; Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ogunquit, Wells, York County, Maine, November 1, 1905. Republican. Securities administrator for Connecticut Banking Department, 1931-52; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1952-56; president and trustee, Boston Celtics professional basketball team, 1965-68. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Jesters; Shriners. Died, in the Maine Medical Center, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 10, 1987 (age 81 years, 190 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Orin J. Adams and Rose (Moody) Adams; married, October 10, 1931, to Arlene M. Sawyer.
  Rupert F. Aldrich (1908-1987) — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, April 1, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; Oxford County Clerk of Courts; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1948, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee). Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died in August, 1987 (age 79 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elmer Aldrich and Mineola (Buck) Aldrich; married to Mary E. Swan.
  George Herman Allan (b. 1861) — also known as George H. Allan — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Pembroke, Washington County, Maine, January 19, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1901-03, 1914, 1919-20. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Allan and Mary J. (Moore) Allan; married, November 17, 1892, to Hattie M. Smith.
  Fred John Allen (b. 1865) — of Sanford, York County, Maine. Born in Alfred, York County, Maine, July 27, 1865. Lawyer; director and attorney, Sanford National Bank; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1901-03; member of Maine state senate, 1905-08. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Allen and Caroline P. (Hill) Allen; married, June 8, 1892, to Ida S. Leavitt.
  Harmon Gustavus Allen (b. 1866) — also known as Harmon G. Allen — of Springvale, Sanford, York County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 22, 1866. Republican. Dry goods merchant; organizer and vice-president of Sanford National Bank; member of Maine state house of representatives from York County (3rd), 1919-20, 1931-32; member of Maine state senate 1st District, 1921-22. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles G. Allen and Jane (Brown) Allen; married, October 16, 1893, to Minerva Getchell.
  Albert Edward Anderson (1885-1966) — also known as Albert E. Anderson — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 22, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1917; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1948. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Freemasons; Redmen. Died in May, 1966 (age 80 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew B. Anderson and Mary (Parson) Anderson; married, November 25, 1914, to Emily F. Wilson.
  Will Clough Atkins (1873-1943) — also known as Will C. Atkins — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, August 25, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; director, Maine Trust & Banking Co.; People's National Bank; Gardiner Building & Loan Assoc.; mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1907-08; municipal judge in Maine, 1910. Universalist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died October 30, 1943 (age 70 years, 66 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Gardiner, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin H. Atkins (1846-1929) and Mary E. (Clough) Atkins (1850-1919); married, May 14, 1901, to Alice M. (Goud) Tasker.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry Bursley Austin (1866-1933) — also known as Harry B. Austin — of Phillips, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Farmington Falls, Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, April 30, 1866. Republican. Merchant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1900 (alternate), 1904; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1911-13. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Died May 19, 1933 (age 67 years, 19 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Phillips, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Frank J. Austin and Achsah C. (Fillebrown) Austin; married, September 17, 1899, to Dora L. Hillman.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul Revere Baird (b. 1889) — also known as Paul R. Baird — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Waitsfield, Washington County, Vt., November 25, 1889. Republican. Veterinarian; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1925. Congregationalist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Kiwanis; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Paul Revere
  Relatives: Son of John L. Baird and Belle (McLaren) Baird; married 1915 to Bertha E. Knowlton.
  Charles Putnam Barnes (1869-1951) — also known as Charles P. Barnes — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine; Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, October 12, 1869. Republican. School principal; superintendent of schools; lawyer; Oxford County Attorney, 1904-09; member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County, 1917-22; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1921-22; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1924-39; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1939-40; resigned 1940. Baptist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; American Bar Association; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, December 14, 1951 (age 82 years, 63 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Isa A. (Putnam) Barnes (1838-1916) and Francis Barnes (1840-1893); married, August 19, 1896, to Annie Maud Richardson (1871-1951); father of George Butler Barnes (1904-1979).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Butler Barnes (1904-1979) — also known as George B. Barnes — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Norway, Oxford County, Maine, October 17, 1904. Republican. Lawyer; Aroostook County State's Attorney, 1933-39; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1943-46; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1945-46; member of Maine state senate, 1947-51; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1952. Baptist. Member, Lions; Elks; Freemasons; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, August 8, 1979 (age 74 years, 295 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Putnam Barnes (1869-1951) and Annie (Richardson) Barnes; married to Ada Flora Wheeler (1907-2001).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lewis Orin Barrows (1893-1967) — also known as Lewis O. Barrows — of Newport, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Newport, Penobscot County, Maine, June 7, 1893. Republican. Pharmacist; secretary of two insurance companies; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1927-33; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928; secretary of state of Maine, 1935-36; Governor of Maine, 1937-41. Baptist. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Rotary; Lions; Kiwanis; Grange. Died in Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, January 30, 1967 (age 73 years, 237 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Newport, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of George M. Barrows and Theo (Jose) Barrows; married, April 25, 1917, to Pauline Marjorie Pomeroy (1893-1987); father of Edward Pomeroy Burrows (U.S. Army Captain, died from wounds in World War II action, 1944).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mark J. Bartlett (b. 1877) — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Montville, Waldo County, Maine, June 24, 1877. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Kennebec County, 1921-22. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jonathan Bartlett and Elizabeth H. (Emerson) Bartlett; married, July 26, 1923, to Mabel E. Pentecost.
  Mark Alton Barwise (b. 1881) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Chester, Penobscot County, Maine, June 6, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Penobscot County, 1921-24; member of Maine state senate from Penobscot County, 1925-26. Spiritualist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Barwise and Nellie E. (Mills) Barwise; married, October 7, 1903, to Minerva A. Bearse.
  Norman Leslie Bassett (b. 1869) — also known as Norman L. Bassett — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Winslow, Kennebec County, Maine, June 23, 1869. Republican. Lawyer; president, Augusta Savings Bank; director, Boston and Maine Railroad, 1915-25; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1925-32. Unitarian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Rotary; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Josiah W. Bassett and Susan (Cornish) Bassett; married, June 24, 1903, to Lula J. Holden.
  Sidney Reed Batchelder (1895-1965) — also known as Sidney R. Batchelder — of Kezar Falls, Parsonfield, York County, Maine. Born in Kennebunk, York County, Maine, April 10, 1895. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1937-41; member of Maine state senate 1st District, 1941-49. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; American Legion. Died June 5, 1965 (age 70 years, 56 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Kezar Falls, Porter, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy S. Batchelder and Ida B. Batchelder; married to Elizabeth L. Stevens.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry J. Bean (1853-1941) — of Pendleton, Umatilla County, Ore. Born in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, November 13, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1889; county judge in Oregon, 1904-06; circuit judge in Oregon, 1906-10; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1911-41; died in office 1941; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1931-33, 1937-39. Member, Freemasons. Died May 8, 1941 (age 87 years, 176 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Bean and Elizabeth E. (Swift) Bean; married, June 8, 1886, to Mattie E. Magahey.
  Fred Emery Beane (1853-1928) — also known as Fred E. Beane — of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Readfield, Kennebec County, Maine, May 14, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; secretary of Maine Democratic Party, 1888-98; mayor of Hallowell, Maine, 1891, 1907; Maine Democratic state chair, 1908-09. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Ancient Order of United Workmen; Redmen; Foresters; Knights of Pythias. Died in Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, 1928 (age about 75 years). Interment at Hallowell Cemetery, Hallowell, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth Huntoon (Craig) Beane (1818-1892) and Emery Oliver Beane (1819-1904); married, September 14, 1876, to Orella Griffin McGilvery (1852-1918); father of Emery Oliver Beane (1883-1960); second cousin of Clarence Sidney Merrill.
  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
  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, Portland, Maine.
  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
Alvin M. Bentley Alvin Morell Bentley (1918-1969) — also known as Alvin M. Bentley — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 30, 1918. Republican. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1953-61; defeated, 1962; wounded in an attack by Puerto Rican nationalists on the floor of the House of Representatives, March 1, 1954; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1960; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 15th Senatorial District, 1961-62; candidate for Michigan state board of education, 1964; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1966-69; appointed 1966; died in office 1969. Congregationalist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Exchange Club; Theta Delta Chi; Optimist Club; Rotary; Kiwanis. Died in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., April 10, 1969 (age 50 years, 223 days). Entombed at Oak Hill Cemetery, Owosso, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Alvin Morell Bentley and Helen (Patterson) Bentley; married to Arvella Ann Duescher; father of Alvin M. Bentley, Jr. (1941-).
  Cross-reference: Robert L. Richardson, Jr.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Benjamin Louis Berman (1892-1967) — also known as Benjamin L. Berman — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine; Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, November 22, 1892. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for mayor of Lewiston, Maine, 1926; probate judge in Maine, 1929-33; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1945; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1948. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Elks; American Bar Association; B'nai B'rith. Died in 1967 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Herman I. Berman and Bella (Markson) Berman.
  Randall Doyle Bibber (b. 1845) — also known as Randall D. Bibber — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, September 1, 1845. Republican. Physician; mayor of Bath, Maine, 1895-98. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John D. Bibber and Mehitable Cowen (Hall) Bibber; married, February 6, 1873, to Sarah Aborn Thornton.
  George MacClellan Blake (b. 1863) — also known as George M. Blake — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Cumberland Foreside, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 17, 1863. Democrat. Plumbing and steam supplies business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1916 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Blake and Rosilla (Littlefield) Blake; married, September 13, 1888, to Victoria Andrews Orne.
  Frank Norris Blanchard (1863-1941) — also known as Frank N. Blanchard — of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Wilton, Franklin County, Maine, November 17, 1863. Republican. Farmer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1909; member of Maine state senate, 1911. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1941 (age about 77 years). Interment at East Wilton Cemetery, Wilton, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of John Blanchard and Elizabeth B. (Colburn) Blanchard; married, October 18, 1891, to Lilla E. Adams (1870-1944).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Herbert Blethen (b. 1865) — also known as George H. Blethen — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, April 2, 1865. Republican. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1911-13; postmaster. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Blethen and Mary J. (Durgin) Blethen; married, September 23, 1888, to Marietta S. Rawson.
  Forrest Herbert Bond (1885-1965) — also known as Forrest H. Bond — of Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine. Born in Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine, May 12, 1885. Republican. Member of Maine state senate, 1925-26; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Grange; Moose; Maccabees. Died in 1965 (age about 80 years). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Jefferson, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Bond and Eva J. (Weeks) Bond; married, February 4, 1909, to Jennie L. Shackley.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederic Eleazer Boothby (1845-1923) — also known as Frederic E. Boothby — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Norway, Oxford County, Maine, December 3, 1845. Republican. Official in various capacities for Maine Central Railroad; general passenger agent for the Portland, Mt. Desert and Machias Steamboat Company; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1901-03; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1904 (delegation chair); mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1916-17. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died, from heart disease, in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, January 7, 1923 (age 77 years, 35 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Thompson Boothby and Sophia Packard (Brett) Boothby; married, October 25, 1871, to Adelaide Endora Smith (1849-1921).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Owen Brewster (1888-1961) — also known as Owen Brewster — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, February 22, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; counsel for Chapman National Bank, Portland, Maine, 1914-25; member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1917-18, 1921-22; member of Maine state senate, 1923-25; Governor of Maine, 1925-29; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1935-41; defeated, 1932; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1941-52; resigned 1952; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1956 (member, Credentials Committee). Christian Scientist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Freemasons; Grange; Odd Fellows; Elks; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 25, 1961 (age 73 years, 306 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William Edmund Brewster (1858-?) and Carrie S. (Bridges) Brewster; married, April 20, 1915, to Dorothy Foss.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  William Edmund Brewster (b. 1858) — also known as William E. Brewster — of Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Parkman, Piscataquis County, Maine, September 1, 1858. Republican. Merchant; president of Dexter Savings Bank and of First National Bank; member of Maine state house of representatives from Penobscot County, 1919-20. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Abither B. Brewster and Clara (Warren) Brewster; married, November 29, 1883, to Carrie S. Bridges; father of Ralph Owen Brewster (1888-1961).
  Gordon Dobson Briggs (1912-1954) — of Maine. Born in Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, August 24, 1912. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1941-42; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Died July 1, 1954 (age 41 years, 311 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine.
  Luther G. Bunker (b. 1868) — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Trenton, Hancock County, Maine, March 19, 1868. Republican. Physician; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1907-09; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1922-28. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John E. Bunker and Mary A. (Alley) Bunker; married, June 22, 1904, to Emily H. Plaisted.
  Franz Upham Burkett (b. 1887) — also known as Franz U. Burkett — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Union, Knox County, Maine, October 24, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County (1st), 1931-32; Maine state attorney general, 1937-40. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred E. Burkett and Lina M. (Upham) Burkett.
  Whiting L. Butler (b. 1860) — of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, April 12, 1860. Republican. Lumber business; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state senate 5th District, 1919-20. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Butler and Susan (Badger) Butler; married, December 31, 1891, to Myrtell L. Vaughan.
  Hodgdon C. Buzzell (b. 1878) — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Monroe, Waldo County, Maine, June 17, 1878. Republican. Lawyer; Waldo County Attorney, 1909-10; member of Maine state house of representatives from Waldo County, 1919-20; member of Maine state senate, 1925. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles H. Buzzell and Sarah L. (Larrabee) Buzzell; married, June 17, 1900, to Nellie M. Ryder.
  Ralph Henry Cameron (1863-1953) — also known as Ralph H. Cameron — of Grand Canyon, Coconino County, Ariz.; Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Southport, Lincoln County, Maine, October 21, 1863. Republican. Delegate to U.S. Congress from Arizona Territory, 1909-12; member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 1912; U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1921-27; defeated, 1911, 1926, 1928, 1932. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in Washington, D.C., February 12, 1953 (age 89 years, 114 days). Interment at American Legion Cemetery, Grand Canyon, Ariz.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  John H. Carkin (b. 1853) — of Medford, Jackson County, Ore. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, November 18, 1853. Republican. Member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1913, 1923-27; Speaker of the Oregon State House of Representatives, 1927. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 29, 1919, to Vida Turner.
  Charles Blanchard Carter (b. 1880) — also known as Charles B. Carter — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, May 10, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920 (member, Credentials Committee); member of Maine state senate, 1920. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Phi; Delta Chi; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Seth M. Carter and Mary A. (Crosby) Carter; married, December 15, 1911, to Claire Scanlan (1884?-?).
  Irving Wardwell Case (1866-1939) — also known as Irving W. Case — of Lubec, Washington County, Maine. Born in Lubec, Washington County, Maine, February 19, 1866. Republican. Postmaster at Lubec, Maine, 1897-1901; garage business; member of Maine state house of representatives from Washington County, 1919-20; member of Maine state senate, 1920. Christian. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1939 (age about 73 years). Interment at Lamson Cemetery, Lubec, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon T. Case and Lorena A. (Leighton) Case; married, May 1, 1899, to Mary R. Davis (1870-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Arthur Chapman (b. 1873) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, August 6, 1873. School teacher; lawyer; superior court judge in Maine, 1925-42; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1942-45; resigned 1945. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albion Keith Parris Chapman and Elizabeth Maria (Foss) Chapman; married, May 23, 1905, to Agnes Sleeth Fairbrother.
  Clyde R. Chapman (b. 1889) — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, July 23, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Maine, 1920-24; Waldo County Attorney, 1925-33; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928; mayor of Belfast, Maine, 1930-33; Maine state attorney general, 1933-36. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Zeta Psi; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Mansur Chapman and Laura Evelyn (Keene) Chapman; married, February 14, 1919, to Eva May Humphrey.
  Edgar Manning Cherry (b. 1865) — also known as Edgar M. Cherry — of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. Born in St. George, New Brunswick, March 29, 1865. Republican. Mayor of Eastport, Maine, 1914-15; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1910. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas S. Cherry and Margaret Cherry; married 1889 to Lena Evans; married 1903 to Hattie Rogers.
  Herbert Augustus Clark (b. 1873) — also known as Herbert A. Clark — of Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine. Born in Jefferson, Lincoln County, Maine, December 17, 1873. Republican. School teacher; farmer; grocer; grain dealer; member of Maine state senate 11th District, 1921-24. Baptist. Member, Grange; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Clark and Angeline (Whittier) Clark; married, February 24, 1899, to Larissa Maude Hilton.
  Charles Russell Clason (1890-1985) — also known as Charles R. Clason — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass. Born in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, September 3, 1890. Republican. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1937-49; defeated, 1934, 1948; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956, 1960. Methodist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Springfield, Hampden County, Mass., July 7, 1985 (age 94 years, 307 days). Interment at Longmeadow Cemetery, Springfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Oliver Barrett Clason (1850-?) and Lizzie Julia (Trott) Clason; married, August 4, 1928, to Emma M. Pattillo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Oliver Barrett Clason (b. 1850) — also known as Oliver B. Clason — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, September 28, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1889-93; mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1894-96; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1895-97; member of Maine state senate from Kennebec County, 1897-1901. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Sons of the American Revolution. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Pell Clason and Sarah (Temple) Clason; married, April 30, 1884, to Lizzie J. Trott; father of Charles Russell Clason (1890-1985).
  Clinton Amos Clauson (1895-1959) — also known as Clinton A. Clauson — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Mitchell, Mitchell County, Iowa, March 28, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; chiropractor; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Maine, 1934-53; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1956-57; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1956; Governor of Maine, 1959; died in office 1959. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Newcomen Society. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, December 30, 1959 (age 64 years, 277 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Roland Hacker Cobb (b. 1895) — of Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, May 5, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maine state senate, 1949-50. Quaker. Member, Sigma Nu; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Cobb and Harriett Hamblen (Hacker) Cobb.
  Maynard Gilbert Conners (1918-2001) — also known as Maynard G. Conners — of Franklin, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Cherryfield, Washington County, Maine, June 15, 1918. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; contractor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1970; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1980. Protestant. Irish and English ancestry. Member, National Rifle Association; Freemasons; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, of a heart attack, in Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine, September 17, 2001 (age 83 years, 94 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Bayview Cemetery, Franklin, Maine.
  Arthur William Coolidge (1881-1952) — also known as Arthur W. Coolidge — of Reading, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Woodfords, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 13, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1937-40; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1941-46; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1950. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons. Died in Reading, Middlesex County, Mass., January 22, 1952 (age 70 years, 101 days). Interment at Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Merrit Bradford Coolidge (1839-1926) and Lucy Greenwood (French) Coolidge (1844-1940); brother of Richard Bradford Coolidge; married, December 15, 1910, to Mabel Frances Tilton (1886-1979); third cousin twice removed of Samuel Clement Fessenden, Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden (1826-1868) and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; fourth cousin once removed of Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Bradford Coolidge (1879-1957) — also known as Richard B. Coolidge — of West Medford, Medford, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, September 14, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; president, First National Bank of Medford; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1920-22; mayor of Medford, Mass., 1923-26; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Unitarian. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Exchange Club. Died in Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 17, 1957 (age 77 years, 156 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Merrit Bradford Coolidge (1839-1926) and Lucy Greenwood (French) Coolidge (1844-1940); brother of Arthur William Coolidge; married, September 12, 1908, to Ruth Burleigh Dame (1880-1951); third cousin twice removed of Samuel Clement Fessenden, Thomas Amory Deblois Fessenden (1826-1868) and Joseph Palmer Fessenden; fourth cousin once removed of Joshua Abbe Fessenden, Samuel Fessenden and Oliver Grosvenor Fessenden.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Charles Robert Coombs (b. 1862) — also known as Charles R. Coombs — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, March 20, 1862. Republican. Undertaker; mayor of Belfast, Maine, 1915. Unitarian. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert H. Coombs and Harriet (Pendleton) Coombs; married, September 3, 1902, to Helena E. Matthews.
  Frank Irving Cowan (b. 1888) — also known as Frank I. Cowan — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Palmyra, Somerset County, Maine, May 20, 1888. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; president, State Mutual Fire Insurance Co., 1935-40; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1939-40; Maine state attorney general, 1941-44. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Grange; Delta Upsilon; Phi Kappa Phi; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lewville A. Cowan and Fannie Evelyn (Woodworth) Cowan; brother of Walter Albion Cowan (1886-?); married, October 11, 1913, to Helen Anna Caspar.
  Harry Lorenzo Cram (b. 1871) — also known as Harry L. Cram — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 7, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1921-22; member of Maine state senate, 1923-26. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Orlando B. Cram and Jennie L. (Leighton) Cram; married, September 24, 1895, to Bertha Greenhalgh.
  Burton Melvin Cross (1902-1998) — also known as Burton M. Cross — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, November 15, 1902. Republican. Florist; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1941-44; member of Maine state senate 7th District, 1945-52; Governor of Maine, 1952-55. Member, Grange; Freemasons; Shriners; Rotary. Died in a hospital at Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, October 22, 1998 (age 95 years, 341 days). Interment at Forest Grove Cemetery, Augusta, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Burton M. Cross and Harriett (Thompson) Cross; married, November 1, 1927, to Olena R. Moulton.
  Charles S. Cummings (b. 1856) — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine; Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Gorham, Coos County, N.H., September 25, 1856. Republican. School teacher; pastor; Androscoggin County Sheriff, 1903-04; insurance business; mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1922-25. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hiram T. Cummings and Eliza A. (Cloudman) Cummings; married 1882 to Carrie A. Neff; married 1886 to Addie F. Larrabee; married 1903 to Mildred E. Davis.
  Willard Howe Cummings (b. 1884) — also known as Willard H. Cummings — of Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine. Born in Lincoln, Penobscot County, Maine, September 26, 1884. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1924. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel E. Cummings and Susanna M. (Hittel) Cummings; married, February 10, 1914, to Helen E. Warren.
  Oakley Chester Curtis (1865-1924) — also known as Oakley C. Curtis — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, March 29, 1865. Democrat. Wholesale coal business; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1903-04; member of Maine state senate, 1905-08; mayor of Portland, Maine, 1911-14; defeated, 1909; Governor of Maine, 1915-17; defeated, 1916; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1916; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1922. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died February 22, 1924 (age 58 years, 330 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Curtis and Amanda (Randall) Curtis; married, November 24, 1886, to Edith L. Hamilton.
  Charles J. Dain (1860-1934) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, February 29, 1860. Republican. Grocer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Sagadahoc County, 1919-23. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in 1934 (age about 74 years). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Warren M. Dain and Elizabeth (Tarr) Dain.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Harry W. Davis (b. 1862) — of Guilford, Piscataquis County, Maine. Born in Guilford, Piscataquis County, Maine, April 24, 1862. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Seth N. Davis and Amanda (Morgan) Davis; married, January 1, 1887, to Clara E. Davis.
  Freeman Daniel Dearth (b. 1861) — also known as Freeman D. Dearth — of Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in East Sangerville, Piscataquis County, Maine, April 16, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; postmaster at Dexter, Maine, 1901; member of Maine state senate 10th District, 1919-20. Methodist. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Freeman D. Dearth and Mary B. (Spooner) Dearth.
  Luere B. Deasy (b. 1859) — of Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Gouldsboro, Hancock County, Maine, February 8, 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state senate, 1900; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1918-29; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1929-30; resigned 1930; delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Hancock County, 1933. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Deasy and Emma L. (Moore) Deasy; married, December 15, 1885, to Emma M. Clark.
  John Percy Deering (b. 1873) — also known as John P. Deering — of Saco, York County, Maine. Born in Saco, York County, Maine, September 20, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1901; municipal judge in Maine, 1905-12; member of Maine state senate 1st District, 1917-20; candidate in primary for Governor of Maine, 1920, 1922; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1924. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Moose; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John McKenney Deering and Amelia (Harmon) Deering; married, October 18, 1904, to Lucy Franklin Bryant.
  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, Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Clark Drummond and Cynthia (Blackwell) Drummond; married to Elzada Rollins Bean (1829-1907).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frederick Rainey Dyer (b. 1873) — also known as Frederick R. Dyer — of Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine, October 4, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1907; Oxford County District Attorney, 1913-15; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1922-33. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Henry Dyer and Catherine (Noonan) Dyer; married, October 27, 1900, to Lena H. Maxim.
  Issac Watson Dyer (b. 1855) — also known as Issac W. Dyer — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Baldwin, Cumberland County, Maine, September 13, 1855. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1885; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1890-94, 1898-1906. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Dyer and Martha Osgood (Porter) Dyer; married, June 7, 1887, to Mary Laura Nye.
  Ernest T. Eaton (b. 1877) — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; Deer Lodge, Powell County, Mont.; Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Born in Atkinson, Piscataquis County, Maine, September 11, 1877. Superintendent of schools; founder in 1908, Billings Polytechnic Institute; (now Rocky Mountain College); president, 1931; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1915-19, 1923-25; member of Montana state senate, 1925-33; Lieutenant Governor of Montana, 1935, 1941-49. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas O. Eaton and Delia E. (Bolster) Eaton; married 1911 to Augusta M. Valiton.
  Frederic Osgood Eaton (b. 1872) — also known as Frederic O. Eaton — of Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Rumford Center, Rumford, Oxford County, Maine, June 7, 1872. Republican. Banker; general manager, Rumford Falls Light and Water Co.; member of Maine state house of representatives from Oxford County, 1917-20; member of Maine state senate 3rd District, 1921-24. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Cyrus P. Eaton and Mary E. (Howe) Eaton; married, September 14, 1904, to Mary Louise Grierson.
  Richard Oliver Elliot (1873-1976) — of Thomaston, Knox County, Maine. Born in Thomaston, Knox County, Maine, February 6, 1873. Democrat. Shipbuilder; banker; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1913; member of Maine state senate, 1923. Congregationalist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Died March 5, 1976 (age 103 years, 28 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Elliot and Ella (Libby) Elliot; married, June 29, 1898, to Lannia Grant (1874?-?).
  Willis Talmon Emmons (b. 1858) — also known as Willis T. Emmons — of Saco, York County, Maine. Born in Biddeford, York County, Maine, December 27, 1858. Republican. Municipal judge in Maine, 1883-90; mayor of Saco, Maine, 1887-90, 1928-29; York County Attorney, 1895-99. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard Emmons and Sophia (Tripp) Emmons; married, August 17, 1878, to Annah U. Leavitt; married to Lillian M. Tarbox.
  Frank George Farrington (1872-1933) — also known as Frank G. Farrington — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 11, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1912; member of Maine state house of representatives from Kennebec County, 1917-20; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1919-20; member of Maine state senate 7th District, 1921-24; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1928-33; died in office 1933. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Zeta Psi. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 3, 1933 (age 60 years, 357 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Leonard Farrington (1832-1922) and Cordelia (Wilson) Farrington (1838-1925); married, September 5, 1894, to Martha Blanche French.
  Henry Farrington (1837-1925) — of Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine; Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, June 16, 1837. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of Maine state senate, 1911-12. Member, Freemasons. Died April 6, 1925 (age 87 years, 294 days). Interment at Rural Cemetery, Waldoboro, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of George Farrington (1812-1892) and Harriet (Orff) Farrington (1818-1906); married, June 15, 1862, to Susan A. Heyer; father of John Henry Farrington (1863-1909); fourth cousin once removed of Eugene Harvey Libby.
  Political family: Libby-Felt family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, West Poland, Poland, Maine.
  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
  Roy Lynde Fernald (b. 1901) — also known as Roy L. Fernald — of Winterport, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., December 9, 1901. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Waldo County (4th), 1931-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1932. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Grange; Delta Theta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Walter Fernald and Hortense (Rankin) Fernald.
  Daniel F. Field (1872-1937) — of Phillips, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Phillips, Franklin County, Maine, July 7, 1872. Republican. Banker; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1916-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928, 1932; Maine Republican state chair, 1926-32. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in 1937 (age about 64 years). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Phillips, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Field and Mary A. (Hamlin) Field; married, July 7, 1896, to Clare E. Hinkley.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edward M. Field (born c.1908) — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born about 1908. Mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1949-53. Baptist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Dorothy Frost.
  Ernest Edwin Finnimore (b. 1875) — also known as Ernest E. Finnimore — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 1, 1875. Democrat. Supervisor, blacksmith department, Maine Central Railroad; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1920-21. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Finnimore and Margaret (Morris) Finnimore.
  John Rice Flint (b. 1862) — also known as John R. Flint — of Monson, Piscataquis County, Maine. Born in Abbot, Piscataquis County, Maine, March 1, 1862. Republican. Lumber business; member of Maine state house of representatives from Piscataquis County, 1917-25. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Levi Flint and Sarah E. (Rice) Flint; married, May 30, 1884, to Hattie Wilkins.
  Sanford L. Fogg (b. 1863) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Milan, Coos County, N.H., June 26, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; municipal judge in Maine, 1896-1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1904; mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1921-22. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Simon Fogg and Lycia H. Fogg; married, June 22, 1898, to Jessie K. Moody.
  LeRoy Rowell Folsom (1870-1951) — also known as LeRoy R. Folsom; Roy Folsom — of Norridgewock, Somerset County, Maine. Born in Corinna, Penobscot County, Maine, June 18, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; president, Norridgewock Shoe Co.; insurance business; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1907; member of Maine state senate 8th District, 1919-22; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1923-27. Congregationalist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died July 7, 1951 (age 81 years, 19 days). Interment at River View Cemetery, Norridgewock, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin Folsom and Martha A. (Lancaster) Folsom; married, February 2, 1896, to Alice Katherine Merrill; married 1924 to Blanche Miriam Emory (1890?-?).
  Arthur Elbridge Forbes (b. 1862) — also known as Arthur E. Forbes — of South Paris, Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, May 30, 1862. Republican. Newspaper publisher; printing business; member of Maine state house of representatives from Oxford County, 1919-22. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elbridge Forbes and Angeline (Thayer) Forbes; married, August 18, 1913, to Alice M. Douglass.
  Ulysses Everett Fosdick (b. 1865) — also known as Ulysses E. Fosdick — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Born in Alstead, Cheshire County, N.H., January 28, 1865. Republican. Dry goods merchant; mayor of Biddeford, Maine, 1921. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew J. Fosdick and Cornelia (White) Fosdick; married, March 25, 1887, to Kittie F. Webb; married 1905 to Susie M. Ewell.
  Frank Herbert Foss (1865-1947) — also known as Frank H. Foss — of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, September 20, 1865. Republican. Contractor; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1915-46; mayor of Fitchburg, Mass., 1917-20; Massachusetts Republican state chair, 1921-24; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1925-35; defeated, 1934; director, Fitchburg Cooperative Bank; director, Fitchburg Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Fitchburg, Worcester County, Mass., February 15, 1947 (age 81 years, 148 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Orrin F. Foss and Hannah H. (Fisk) Foss; married, December 2, 1891, to Sibyl S. Alden.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William J. Fowler (b. 1855) — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Born in Blackville, New Brunswick, February 26, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Calais, Maine, 1908-10, 1921-25. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Fowler and Hannah (Sommers) Fowler; married, December 4, 1883, to Addie L. Jenner.
  Harry Friedman (b. 1883) — of Grafton, Taylor County, W.Va. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, February 4, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Taylor County Democratic Party, 1940-41; member of West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1941-42; appointed 1941. Jewish. Member, Sigma Nu; Freemasons; Elks; Moose. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Faibel Friedman and Fannie Friedman; married, January 17, 1923, to Florence Greensfelder.
  Orlando E. Frost (b. 1864) — of Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Born in St. Albans, Somerset County, Maine, December 14, 1864. Republican. Manufacturer; mayor of Belfast, Maine, 1923-25; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1924. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob L. Frost and Sarah (Doe) Frost; married, August 26, 1895, to Annie Tucker.
  Harry Albert Furbish (b. 1867) — also known as Harry A. Furbish — of Rangeley, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, March 15, 1867. Republican. Merchant; lumber business; banker; member of Maine state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1903-04, 1919-20; member of Maine state senate, 1905-06; treasurer of Maine Republican Party, 1928. Episcopalian. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert B. Furbish and Caroline H. (Young) Furbish; married, December 25, 1887, to Elizabeth M. Porter.
  Donald Dean Frye Garcelon (1880-1960) — also known as Donald D. Garcelon — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, May 16, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Androscoggin County, 1917-20; member of Maine state senate 4th District, 1921-22. Member, American Legion; Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, March 13, 1960 (age 79 years, 302 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Alton Garcelon (1859-1926) and Ada Florence (Yeaton) Garcelon (1859-1939); married, June 21, 1928, to Harriet Nancy Lawry (1892-1979); second cousin twice removed of Alonzo M. Garcelon (1813-1906); third cousin once removed of Alonzo Marston Garcelon.
  Political families: Adsit-Garcelon family of Lewiston, Maine; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  William Frye Garcelon (1868-1949) — of Newton, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, October 24, 1868. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1907-09. Member, Freemasons. Died May 1, 1949 (age 80 years, 189 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Tudor Gardiner (1892-1953) — also known as William T. Gardiner — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., June 12, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1921-26; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1925-26; Governor of Maine, 1929-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1932; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; he and Gen. Maxwell Taylor landed in Italy in 1943, before the American invasion, traveled to Rome undetected, and held a conference with the Italian High Command, obtaining information helpful to the Allies. Episcopalian. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Military Order of the World Wars; Sons of Union Veterans; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Odd Fellows; Grange; American Bar Association. Killed when his Beechcraft Bonanza airplane exploded in midair, and crashed in Schnecksville, Lehigh County, Pa., August 2, 1953 (age 61 years, 51 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Gardiner, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Hallowell Gardiner (died 1924) and Alice (Bangs) Gardiner; married, September 16, 1916, to Margaret Thomas (1892?-?); second great-grandson of Robert H. Gardiner.
  Cross-reference: Edward E. Chase
  Angier Louis Goodwin (1881-1975) — also known as Angier L. Goodwin — of Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, January 30, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Melrose, Mass., 1921-23; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1925-28; member of Massachusetts state senate Fourth Middlesex District, 1929-41; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1943-55; defeated, 1954; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1954-55. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Grange; Zeta Psi. Died in Melrose, Middlesex County, Mass., June 20, 1975 (age 94 years, 141 days). Interment at Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, Mass.
  Relatives: Married 1905 to Eleanor Hardy Stone.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Edward Kelloch Gould (b. 1865) — also known as E. K. Gould — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, September 28, 1865. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1901-02. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Adoptive son of Stephen Gould and Rosetta J. Gould; married, September 24, 1891, to Fanny W. Dennis.
  Merle Dixon Graves (b. 1887) — of Springfield, Hampden County, Mass.; Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine, October 13, 1887. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Fourth Hampden District, 1921-24. Congregationalist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Military Order of the World Wars; American Legion; Phi Gamma Delta; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Lucien Chase Graves and Annie (Dixon) Graves; married, December 27, 1910, to Clara Cooley Stevenson (1884?-?).
  Walter Llewellyn Gray (b. 1870) — of South Paris, Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, January 24, 1870. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1905. Congregationalist. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Lethbridge Gray and Julia Matilda (Morse) Gray; married, June 14, 1899, to Madge Shirley Wilson.
  Horace Wesley Greeley (b. 1857) — also known as Horace W. Greeley — of Oakland, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Mt. Vernon, Kennebec County, Maine, December 30, 1857. Republican. Auditor and paymaster of Somerset Railroad; merchant; banker; member of Maine state house of representatives from Kennebec County, 1919-20. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Greeley (born 1827) and Martha (Bartlett) Greeley (born 1827); married, January 27, 1885, to Nellie E. Otis.
  Enoch Owen Greenleaf (b. 1853) — of Mt. Vernon, Kennebec County, Maine; Farmington, Franklin County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Starks, Somerset County, Maine, December 17, 1853. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1904. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Enoch L. Greenleaf and Rebekah W. (Creaton) Greenleaf; married, March 27, 1881, to Cornelia Mayhew.
  Charles Edwin Gurney (b. 1874) — also known as Charles E. Gurney — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 15, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1917; member of Maine state senate 2nd District, 1919-22. Congregationalist. Member, Delta Upsilon; Kiwanis; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles E. Gurney and Jennie (Hunnewell) Gurney; married, June 27, 1901, to Evelyn G. Barton.
  William Thomas Haines (1854-1919) — also known as William T. Haines — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Levant, Penobscot County, Maine, August 7, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; lumber business; Kennebec County Attorney, 1883-87; member of Maine state senate, 1889-93; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1895; Maine state attorney general, 1897-1900; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1901-05; Governor of Maine, 1913-15; defeated, 1914. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, June 4, 1919 (age 64 years, 301 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. Haines and Maria L. (Eddy) Haines.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Fletcher Hale (1883-1931) — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, January 22, 1883. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1918; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1925-31; died in office 1931. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Odd Fellows; American Bar Association. Died in the Brooklyn Naval Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., October 22, 1931 (age 48 years, 273 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Fletcher Hale and Adelaide L. (MacLellan) Hale; married, March 29, 1913, to Alice N. Armstrong.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Franklin Darius Hale (1854-1940) — also known as Franklin D. Hale — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine; Lunenburg, Essex County, Vt.; Lyndon Center, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., March 7, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; Essex County State's Attorney, 1883-89; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Lunenburgh, 1884; member of Vermont state senate from Essex County, 1886; Vermont state auditor of accounts, 1892-98; U.S. Consul in Coaticook, 1902-08; Charlottetown, 1908-09; Trinidad, 1909-12; Huddersfield, 1912-17. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Honor. Died, from uremia, due to chronic nephritis, in Lyndon Center, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., April 21, 1940 (age 86 years, 45 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Sprague Taylor Hale and Nancy May (Moulton) Hale; married, November 2, 1881, to Adeline 'Addie' Silsby; married, November 26, 1907, to Jennie A. Silsby; fourth cousin once removed of Morris Woodruff, Anson Levi Holcomb (1806-1869), James Samuel Wadsworth and Cyrus Orlando Godfrey.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Godfrey family of Taunton, Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Addison E. Haley (b. 1844) — of Kennebunk, York County, Maine; Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Born in Kennebunk, York County, Maine, February 17, 1844. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1873. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph A. Haley and Sarah J. (Roberts) Haley; married, March 9, 1870, to Carrie M. Cone (died 1882); married to Marie S. Richards.
  James C. Hamlen (b. 1852) — of Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, June 9, 1852. Democrat. Manufacturer; exporter; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1906. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James H. Hamlen and Ann C. (Patten) Hamlen; married, June 30, 1880, to Caroline F. White.
  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, Standish, Maine.
  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
  Justus Greeley Hanson (b. 1870) — also known as Justus G. Hanson — of Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass. Born in China, Kennebec County, Maine, January 11, 1870. Democrat. Physician; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932; Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1932. Universalist. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Elihu Hanson and Minerva K. (Starrett) Hanson; married, October 3, 1900, to Louise T. Greig.
  Frank H. Haskell (b. 1871) — of Windham, Cumberland County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Windham, Cumberland County, Maine, July 1, 1871. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1901-02; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1920; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1930. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles A. Haskell and Hannah A. (Libby) Haskell; married, April 27, 1901, to Martha W. Howe.
  Perley C. Heald (b. 1849) — of Midland, Midland County, Mich. Born in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine, May 5, 1849. Republican. Civil engineer; real estate business; mayor of Midland, Mich., 1887-88; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888, 1896; member of Michigan state senate 24th District, 1899-1900. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Ira Greenlief Hersey (1858-1943) — also known as Ira G. Hersey — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Hodgdon, Aroostook County, Maine, March 31, 1858. Lawyer; Prohibition candidate for Governor of Maine, 1886; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1909-12; member of Maine state senate, 1913-16; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1917-29; Aroostook County Probate Judge, 1934-42. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Washington, D.C., May 6, 1943 (age 85 years, 36 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel B. Hersey and Elizabeth (White) Hersey; married, January 6, 1884, to Annie Dillen.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James H. Hudson (c.1878-1947) — of Guilford, Piscataquis County, Maine. Born in Guilford, Piscataquis County, Maine, about 1878. Republican. Piscataquis County Attorney, 1913-19; probate judge in Maine, 1920; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1933-47; died in office 1947. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Suffered a heart attack, and died three days later, in Augusta General Hospital, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, August 21, 1947 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Hudson; married 1904 to Mary McKown.
  Charles Fletcher Johnson (1859-1930) — also known as Charles F. Johnson — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Winslow, Kennebec County, Maine, February 14, 1859. Democrat. School principal; lawyer; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1892, 1894; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1893-94; defeated, 1889, 1890; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1904, 1912, 1916 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); member of Maine state house of representatives, 1905-07; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1911-17; defeated, 1916; member of Democratic National Committee from Maine, 1916; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 1917-29. Unitarian. Member, Psi Upsilon; Freemasons. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., February 15, 1930 (age 71 years, 1 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of William F. Johnson and Ruth S. (Boulter) Johnson; married, December 21, 1881, to Abbie W. Britton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
James Weldon Johnson James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) — also known as James W. Johnson; James William Johnson — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., June 17, 1871. School principal; author; lawyer; U.S. Consul in Puerto Cabello, 1906-07; Dakar, 1907-08; Corinto, 1908-09; university professor. African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Sigma Pi Phi; Phi Beta Sigma; Freemasons. Author of the words to the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which became known as the "Negro National Anthem". Killed in a car-train collision, in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, June 26, 1938 (age 67 years, 9 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Johnson and Helen Louise (Dillet) Johnson; married 1910 to Grace Nail (1885-1976).
  The World War II Liberty ship SS James W. Johnson (built 1943, scrapped 1971) was named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1988)
  Arnold Hallett Jones (b. 1858) — also known as Arnold H. Jones — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Born in Woodstock, New Brunswick, 1858. Republican. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1907. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Jones and Jane Jones; married 1882 to Caro S. Fiske.
  Rufus King Jordan (b. 1863) — also known as Rufus K. Jordan — of Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, November 28, 1863. Democrat. Proprietor of iron foundry; mayor of Westbrook, Maine, 1905-06, 1933-35; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1923-25. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Redmen; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Rufus King
  Relatives: Son of George D. Jordan and Caroline (Bixby) Jordan; married, November 28, 1885, to I. B. Quimby.
  Henry L. Joy (b. 1933) — of Crystal, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Macwahoc Plantation, Aroostook County, Maine, November 26, 1933. School teacher; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state house of representatives 9th District, 1992-2000, 2002-. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Lions; Freemasons; National Rifle Association. Still living as of 2010.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Arno Warren King (1855-1918) — also known as Arno W. King — of Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Born August 2, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1907-18; died in office 1918. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Died July 21, 1918 (age 62 years, 353 days). Burial location unknown.
  Horatio Collins King (1837-1918) — also known as Horatio C. King — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, December 22, 1837. Lawyer; major in the Union Army during the Civil War; Democratic candidate for secretary of state of New York, 1895; Independent Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1897; Progressive candidate for New York state comptroller, 1912. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic; Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa. Received Medal of Honor for action near Dinwiddie Court House, Va., March 29, 1865. Died November 15, 1918 (age 80 years, 328 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Horatio King and Anne (Collins) King; married 1862 to Emma C. Stebbins (died 1864); married 1866 to Esther A. Howard; grandfather of Constance Gray (who married Merwin Kimball Hart (1881-1962)).
  Political family: Hart family of New York.
  Rufus King (1755-1827) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine, March 24, 1755. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1783-85; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1784-87; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from New York, 1789-96, 1813-25; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1789-90; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1796-1803, 1825-26; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1804, 1808; candidate for President of the United States, 1816. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Jamaica (now part of Queens), Queens County, N.Y., April 29, 1827 (age 72 years, 36 days). Interment at Grace Church Cemetery, Jamaica, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Richard King (1718-1775) and Isabella (Bragdon) King (1731-1759); half-brother of William King and Cyrus King; married, March 30, 1786, to Mary Alsop (daughter of John Alsop (1724-1794)); father of John Alsop King, James Gore King and Edward King; grandfather of Rufus King (1814-1876) and Rufus King (1817-1891).
  Political families: Conger family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; King family; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Saltonstall-Davis-Frelinghuysen-Appleton family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Other politicians named for him: Rufus King GoodenowRufus King GarlandRufus K. JordanRufus K. Polk
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  William King (1768-1852) — of Topsham, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine; Bath, Lincoln County (now Sagadahoc County), Maine. Born in Scarborough, Cumberland County, Maine, February 9, 1768. Sawmill owner; shipbuilder; cotton mill business; banker; Governor of Maine, 1820-21; defeated, 1835. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, June 17, 1852 (age 84 years, 129 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Richard King (1718-1775) and Mary (Black) King (1736-1816); half-brother of Rufus King (1755-1827); brother of Cyrus King; uncle of John Alsop King, James Gore King and Edward King; granduncle of Rufus King (1814-1876) and Rufus King (1817-1891).
  Political family: King family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Charles A. Knight (b. 1870) — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, January 13, 1870. Republican. Mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1905-06. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Knight and Josephine S. (Brown) Knight; married, September 4, 1901, to Edith S. Moulton.
  Hiram Knowles (1834-1911) — of Nevada; Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont.; Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine, January 18, 1834. Republican. Lawyer; probate judge in Nevada, 1864; justice of Montana territorial supreme court, 1868-69; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Montana Territory, 1884; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1889; U.S. District Judge for Montana, 1890-1904. Member, Freemasons; Ancient Order of United Workmen. Died April 6, 1911 (age 77 years, 78 days). Burial location unknown.
  Fred H. Lancaster (b. 1885) — of Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, June 25, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1936, 1940; Maine Democratic state chair, 1937-39. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry K. Lancaster and Mary E. (Higgins) Lancaster; married, December 25, 1912, to Amy E. Bartlett.
  Ralph A. Leavitt (b. 1898) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 24, 1898. Republican. Steamship agent; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1930; member of Maine state senate 2nd District, 1945-46. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Freemasons; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Leavitt and Gertrude (Stevens) Leavitt; married, April 1, 1921, to Ruth Boynton (1900?-?).
  Jesse Felt Libby (1857-1936) — also known as Jesse F. Libby — of Gorham, Coos County, N.H. Born in Locke's Mills, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine, February 12, 1857. School principal; lawyer; real estate business; promoter, director, treasurer, Berlin Aqueduct Company and Cascade Light and Power Company; director, president, Lancaster and Jefferson Electric Light Company; director, Gorham National Bank; promoter, director, Berlin Street Railway; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1903, 1905. Congregationalist. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in 1936 (age about 79 years). Interment at Evans Cemetery, Gorham, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Abner Chace Libby and Lucy Spofford (Felt) Libby; married, June 2, 1879, to Eva Melissa Young; great-grandnephew of Peter Felt; first cousin once removed of Ira Saywood Libby; first cousin thrice removed of John Felt and Daniel Felt; second cousin of Charles Freeman Libby (1844-1915); second cousin twice removed of Dorman Felt and David Alvaro Felt; third cousin once removed of Marcellus Hazen Felt.
  Political family: Libby-Felt family of Maine (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Shepherd Linnell (1885-1968) — also known as William S. Linnell — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Biddeford, York County, Maine, July 21, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; president, Portland Gas Light Company; director, National Bank of Commerce, Portland director, Bancroft & Martin Rolling Mills Company; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1925-28; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1928; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1936; member of Republican National Committee from Maine, 1937-40. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 14, 1968 (age 82 years, 208 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Franklin Linnell (1842-1927) and Sarah C. (Shepherd) Linnell; married, November 12, 1912, to Jessie E. Hopkinson.
  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, Auburn, Maine.
  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
  Robert Luce (1862-1946) — of Somerville, Middlesex County, Mass.; Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, December 2, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; director, Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Seventh Middlesex District, 1899, 1901-08; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1912-13; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917-19; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1919-35, 1937-41 (13th District 1919-33, 9th District 1933-35, 1937-41); defeated, 1934, 1940. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; American Political Science Association; American Economic Association; Exchange Club. Died April 7, 1946 (age 83 years, 126 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Enos Thompson Luce and Phebe (Learned) Luce; married 1885 to Mabelle Farnham.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  George E. Macomber (b. 1853) — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, June 6, 1853. Republican. Banker; mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1886-89; built first electric railway in Maine, 1890; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1900; member of Maine state senate, 1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1928 (Convention Vice-President). Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Macomber and Hannah L. (Kalloch) Macomber; married, January 24, 1878, to Sarah V. Johnson; married, June 16, 1916, to Laura L. Cony; father of Anne Johnson Macomber (1883?-1951) (who married Guy Patterson Gannett).
  Thomas Littlefield Marble (b. 1876) — also known as Thomas L. Marble — of Gorham, Coos County, N.H.; Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, December 24, 1876. School principal; lawyer; superior court judge in New Hampshire, 1917-25; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1925-43; chief justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1943-46; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Concord 9th Ward, 1948. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Kappa Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Marble and Mercy (Littlefield) Marble; married, August 15, 1906, to Harriet E. Fuller.
  Charles Gardner Miles (b. 1879) — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Born in East Hampden, Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine, December 2, 1879. Republican. Physician; member of Massachusetts state senate Plymouth District, 1933-36. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Melville P. Milliken (b. 1848) — of Stockholm, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, October 21, 1848. Democrat. Boot and shoe salesman; lumber business; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1900; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1912, 1916. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Peletiah Milliken and Elizabeth (Clay) Milliken; married 1869 to Sarah K. Cook; married to H. Jennie Fowler.
  Horatio Tobey Mooers (1894-1978) — also known as H. Tobey Mooers — Born in Vassalboro, Kennebec County, Maine, May 3, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Vice Consul in Antwerp, 1919; Brussels, 1919; Edinburgh, 1920; Horta, 1920-21; Lisbon, 1922-26; U.S. Consul in Turin, 1926-28; Quebec City, 1928-29; Cherbourg, 1931-32; Toronto, 1933; Mexicali, 1938; San Jose, as of 1938; Tijuana, 1944-45; Port-au-Prince, 1946; Lyon, 1947-51; U.S. Consul General in SAINT John's, 1951. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons. Died in October, 1978 (age 84 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Aubert Mooers and Ella (Tobey) Mooers; married, February 3, 1919, to Marguerite Elizabeth Keuhner.
  Charles Emerson Nash (1838-1904) — also known as Charles E. Nash — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., October 11, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; newspaper publisher; mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1876-79. Member, Loyal Legion; Grand Army of the Republic; Freemasons. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, February 25, 1904 (age 65 years, 137 days). Interment at Hallowell Cemetery, Hallowell, Maine.
  Relatives: Married, November 9, 1865, to Sarah Louise Livermore (1838-1919).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Herbert Neal (b. 1862) — also known as John H. Neal — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H.; Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Parsonfield, York County, Maine, March 20, 1862. Republican. Physician; member of New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1903-04. Member, American Medical Association; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Neal and Sarah Jane (Lord) Neal.
  John Edward Nelson (1874-1955) — also known as John E. Nelson — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in China, Kennebec County, Maine, July 12, 1874. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1922-33; defeated, 1932. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Zeta Psi; Phi Beta Kappa; Rotary. Died in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, April 11, 1955 (age 80 years, 273 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Edward White Nelson and Cassandra Marden (Worthing) Nelson; married, July 14, 1900, to Margaret Heath Crosby; father of Charles Pembroke Nelson (1907-1962).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Malcolm Edwin Nichols (1876-1951) — also known as Malcolm E. Nichols — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 8, 1876. Republican. Newspaper reporter; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1907-09; member of Massachusetts state senate Fifth Suffolk District, 1914, 1917-19; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Massachusetts, 1921-25; mayor of Boston, Mass., 1926-30; defeated, 1933, 1937, 1941. Swedenborgian. English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, of a heart attack, in Jamaica Plain, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., February 7, 1951 (age 74 years, 275 days). Interment at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Edwin T. Nichols (1832-1914) and Helen Jane Guthrage (Pingree) Nichols (1844-1914); married, December 16, 1915, to Edith M. Williams (died 1925).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Lester Palmer (b. 1882) — also known as Frank L. Palmer — of Saco, York County, Maine; Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Westbrook, Cumberland County, Maine, August 21, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Saco, Maine, 1912. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Palmer and Roxa B. (Haines) Palmer; married, November 21, 1911, to Parle L. Bradbury.
  Clarence Warner Parker (1891-1964) — also known as Clarence W. Parker — of Sebec, Piscataquis County, Maine. Born in Sebec, Piscataquis County, Maine, November 22, 1891. Farmer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1930; member of Maine state senate, 1940; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1940. Member, Freemasons; Grange; Farm Bureau. Died, of a heart attack, in Sebec, Piscataquis County, Maine, August 13, 1964 (age 72 years, 265 days). Interment at Downs Cemetery, Sebec, Maine.
William R. Pattangall William Robinson Pattangall (1865-1942) — also known as William R. Pattangall — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Pembroke, Washington County, Maine, June 29, 1865. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1897, 1901, 1909-11; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine, 1904 (4th District), 1913 (3rd District), 1914 (3rd District); member of Maine Democratic State Committee, 1905-07; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1911-14; Maine state attorney general, 1911-12, 1915-16; Maine Democratic state chair, 1916, 1919; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1920, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); Democratic candidate for Governor of Maine, 1922, 1924; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1926-30; appointed 1926; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1930-35; appointed 1930; resigned 1935; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1936 (member, Resolutions Committee); president, Depositors Trust Co.. Unitarian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Died October 21, 1942 (age 77 years, 114 days). Interment at Forest Grove Cemetery, Augusta, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Ezra Lincoln Pattangall and Arethusa B. (Longfellow) Pattangall; married, June 6, 1884, to Jean M. Johnson (died 1888); married, September 27, 1892, to Gertrude McKenzie (1874-1950).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
George C. Perkins George Clement Perkins (1839-1923) — also known as George C. Perkins — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Kennebunkport, York County, Maine, August 23, 1839. Republican. Merchant; banker; miller; steamship business; member of California state senate, 1869-76; Governor of California, 1880-83; U.S. Senator from California, 1893-1915; appointed 1893. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Loyal Legion. Died in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., February 26, 1923 (age 83 years, 187 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Clement Perkins and Lucinda (Fairfield) Perkins; married 1864 to Ruth A. Parker.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Image source: Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
  Warren C. Philbrook (1857-1933) — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine, November 30, 1857. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1897-99; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1899-1901; Maine state attorney general, 1909-10; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1913-28. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died May 31, 1933 (age 75 years, 182 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Luther Groves Philbrook and Angelia (Coffin) Philbrook; married 1882 to Ada M. Foster.
  Frank Vaughan Plummer (1918-1993) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Malden, Middlesex County, Mass., November 23, 1918. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1966-81. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, of renal failure and other complications, in Downeast Community Hospital, Machias, Washington County, Maine, November 5, 1993 (age 74 years, 347 days). Interment at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, N.H.
  Daniel Darwin Pratt (1813-1877) — also known as Daniel D. Pratt — of Logansport, Cass County, Ind. Born in Palermo, Waldo County, Maine, October 24, 1813. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1847; candidate for Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1848, 1856; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1850-53; member of Indiana Republican State Central Committee, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1860, 1868 (alternate); served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1869-75. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Logansport, Cass County, Ind., April 17, 1877 (age 63 years, 175 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Ind.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Henry Brewer Quinby (1846-1924) — also known as Henry B. Quinby — of Gilford, Belknap County, N.H.; Lakeport, Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Born in Biddeford, York County, Maine, June 10, 1846. Republican. Iron manufacturer; banker; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1887-88; member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1889-90; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1891-92; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1892; Governor of New Hampshire, 1909-11. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., February 8, 1924 (age 77 years, 243 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Quinby and Jane E. (Brewer) Quinby; married, June 22, 1870, to Octavia M. Cole (1846-1920).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Carl H. Read (1898-1980) — of East Ann Arbor (now part of Ann Arbor), Washtenaw County, Mich.; Dexter Township, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, October 27, 1898. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; merchant; mayor of East Ann Arbor, Mich., 1949-53. Member, Freemasons; Kiwanis. Died, from acute congestive heart failure and diabetes, in Saline Community Hospital, Saline, Washtenaw County, Mich., November 25, 1980 (age 82 years, 29 days). Interment at Washtenong Memorial Park, Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Read and Carrie (Partlow) Read; married, September 27, 1923, to Linda L. Hoelzel (1901-1979).
  John Hathaway Reed (b. 1921) — also known as John H. Reed — of Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine, January 5, 1921. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1955-57; member of Maine state senate, 1957-59; Governor of Maine, 1959-67; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1960; U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1976-77, 1982-85; Maldive Islands, 1976-77, 1982-85. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Grange; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Reed and Eva Ruth (Seeley) Reed; married, March 24, 1944, to Cora Mitchell Davison.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Edward Clayton Reynolds (b. 1856) — also known as Edward C. Reynolds — of South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Mass., November 15, 1856. Republican. Lawyer; Cumberland County Register of Probate, 1889-97; member of Maine state senate, 1897-99; mayor of South Portland, Maine, 1899-1900. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Horace Denver Ridlon (b. 1876) — also known as Horace D. Ridlon — of Corinna, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Newport, Penobscot County, Maine, February 24, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state house of representatives from Penobscot County, 1919-20. Member, Freemasons; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stillman J. Ridlon and Nellie A. (Quimby) Ridlon.
  James Arthur Roberts (1847-1922) — also known as James A. Roberts — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Waterboro, York County, Maine, March 8, 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of New York state assembly, 1879-80 (Erie County 3rd District 1879, Erie County 4th District 1880); New York state comptroller, 1894-98; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Grand Army of the Republic; Society of Colonial Wars. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 19, 1922 (age 75 years, 256 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Roberts and Alma (Roberts) Roberts; married, June 1, 1871, to Minnie Pineo; married, December 11, 1884, to Martha Dresser.
  Wiley Blount Rutledge, Jr. (1894-1949) — also known as Wiley B. Rutledge — Born in Cloverport, Breckinridge County, Ky., July 20, 1894. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1939-43; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1943-49; died in office 1949. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Died in York, York County, Maine, September 10, 1949 (age 55 years, 52 days). Interment at Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Colo.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Wiley Rutledge: John M. Ferren, Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge
  William Wallace Sampson (1841-1924) — also known as William W. Sampson — of Malden, Middlesex County, Mass.; Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine, September 12, 1841. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Malden, Mass., 1890-99. Member, Freemasons. Died in Middleboro, Plymouth County, Mass., February 23, 1924 (age 82 years, 164 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Weymouth, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Elisha Sampson (1797-1847) and Sylvia (Gurney) Sampson (1802-1870); married, October 5, 1864, to Loreta Adelaide Loud (1845-1866); married to Emma B. Reed (1851-1924).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George Hamlin Shaw (b. 1890) — also known as George H. Shaw — of Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, August 3, 1890. Republican. Lawyer; Colorado Republican state chair, 1922-25; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee); candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1930. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to May Harding.
  John O. Shaw (1838-1906) — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Born December 1, 1838. Republican. Merchant; mayor of Bath, Maine, 1893-94. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died March 20, 1906 (age 67 years, 109 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Maine.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, Lewiston, Maine.
  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?-?).
  Charles Wilbert Snow (1884-1977) — also known as C. Wilbert Snow — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in White Head Island, Knox County, Maine, April 6, 1884. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1945-46; Governor of Connecticut, 1946-47; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 2nd District, 1965. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons; American Legion. Died September 28, 1977 (age 93 years, 175 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Louis Carver Southard (b. 1854) — also known as Louis C. Southard — of Easton, Bristol County, Mass.; Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, April 1, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper editor; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1887; member of Massachusetts Republican State Committee, 1888-94; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1895-96; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Unitarian. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Lewis Southard and Linda Carver (Dennis) Southard; married, June 1, 1881, to Nellie Copeland.
  Albert Moore Spear (1852-1929) — also known as Albert M. Spear — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Madison, Somerset County, Maine, March 17, 1852. Republican. School teacher and principal; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1883-85; mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1889-92; member of Maine state senate, 1891-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1900; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1902-16, 1917-23. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died January 31, 1929 (age 76 years, 320 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew P. Spear and Alice P. (Moore) Spear; married, July 6, 1875, to Helen Frances Andrews.
  Lorenzo Eugene Thayer (b. 1883) — also known as L. Eugene Thayer — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, March 8, 1883. Democrat. Insurance business; director, People's National Bank; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1933-34. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Frank L. Thayer and Nora (Pulsifer) Thayer; married, January 9, 1907, to Florence Merrill.
  Rodney Irving Thompson (b. 1861) — also known as Rodney I. Thompson — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Born in Friendship, Knox County, Maine, March 27, 1861. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1906, 1908; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1910; member of Maine state senate 12th District, 1921-22. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nelson Thompson and Helem M. (Benner) Thompson; married 1889 to Etta E. Strong.
  Nathaniel Tompkins (1879-1949) — of Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Bridgewater, Aroostook County, Maine, May 17, 1879. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County (3rd), 1931-32; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1935; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1936; member of Maine state senate, 1941; superior court judge in Maine, 1941-45; justice of Maine state supreme court, 1945-49; died in office 1949. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Freemasons. Died April 22, 1949 (age 69 years, 340 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Tompkins and Emma F. (Sargent) Tompkins; married, June 17, 1913, to Ragnhild L. Iversen; father of Sigrid E. Tompkins (1915?-?).
  Herbert Walter Trafton (b. 1864) — also known as Herbert W. Trafton — of Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine; Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine, May 26, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; director, Fort Fairfield National Bank, 1903; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1911-15; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1915; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1912. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John B. Trafton and Sarah J. (Staples) Trafton; married, August 24, 1891, to Kate P. Winslow.
  Earle Stanley Tyler (b. 1896) — also known as Earle S. Tyler — of Watertown, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Cherryfield, Washington County, Maine, December 18, 1896. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1945-48; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1956. Baptist. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel H. Tyler and Ida P. (Grant) Tyler; married, June 30, 1925, to Elizabeth Parker.
  Charles Green Rich Vinal (b. 1840) — also known as Charles G. R. Vinal — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Monroe, Waldo County, Maine, January 14, 1840. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Middletown, Conn., 1894-95; member of Connecticut state senate, 1897-1900; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1901-05. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1865 to M. Amelia Hotchkiss (daughter of Julius Hotchkiss (1810-1878)).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Lafayette Balch Waldron (b. 1854) — also known as L. B. Waldron — of Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine. Born in Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, April 9, 1854. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1907; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Universalist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James N. Waldron and Sarah (Hanson) Waldron; married, April 21, 1898, to Gertrude Chase.
  Sumner Wallace (1856-1920) — of Rochester, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Berwick, York County, Maine, March 7, 1856. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; director of banks, railroads, and electric utilities; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1885; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1899-1900; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1904; Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1908. Member, Theta Delta Chi; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, in Lake Wales, Polk County, Fla., January 11, 1920 (age 63 years, 310 days). Interment at Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Gowell Wallace and Sarah Esther (Greenfield) Wallace; brother of Albert Wallace (1854-1916); married, January 30, 1884, to Harriet Zerega Curtis (died 1907); married, July 27, 1910, to Alice Frost (Coffin) Forbes; nephew of Edwin Wallace.
  Political family: Wallace family of Rochester, New Hampshire.
  Fred Russell Walton (b. 1892) — also known as Fred R. Walton — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 30, 1892. Republican. Chair of Androscoggin County Republican Party, 1923-24; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1924, 1928; mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1926-29. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ambrose Walton and Annie (Millin) Walton; married, June 21, 1915, to Anna M. Hayes.
  S. Curtis C. Ward (b. 1863) — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, March 1, 1863. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1915-16; candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1928; candidate for mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1930. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Maccabees. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John E. Ward and Mary E. (Clement) Ward; married, May 30, 1889, to Cora B. Brown.
  Everett Cleveland Wardwell (b. 1859) — also known as Everett C. Wardwell — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, August 25, 1859. Republican. Dry goods merchant; department store; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1918-19. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albion S. Wardwell and Mary G. (Hatch) Wardwell; married, May 25, 1882, to Alta M. Smith.
  George G. Weeks (1860-1923) — of Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine. Born in Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, April 14, 1860. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee). Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, at the New Chase House hotel, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, November 21, 1923 (age 63 years, 221 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Fairfield, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of George Weeks (1827-1861) and Lucy (Howard) Weeks (1834-1905); married, December 23, 1886, to Lottie E. Friend (1862-1958).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  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, South Portland, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Charles L. West and Pamelia (Simmons) West; married, July 19, 1899, to Elizabeth Loring.
  Alton Chapman Wheeler (b. 1877) — also known as Alton C. Wheeler — of South Paris, Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, December 29, 1877. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; one of the founders of the Paris Trust Company; incorporator of South Paris Savings Bank; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1911-14; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1914; Presidential Elector for Maine, 1920. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Pierce Eliot Wheeler and Lucy E. (Chapman) Wheeler; married, April 18, 1905, to Edith H. Hayes.
  Edward Warren Wheeler (b. 1876) — also known as Edward W. Wheeler — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, April 12, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; director, Maine Central Railroad Co. and Bridgeton & Saco River Railroad Co.; director, Ricker Hotel Co.; president, Pejepscot National Bank; trustee, Topsham & Brunswick Savings Bank; member of Maine state senate, 1909-10; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1913-14; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry W. Wheeler and Mary D. (Adams) Wheeler.
  William Whipple (1730-1785) — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Kittery, York County, Maine, January 14, 1730. Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1775; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-77; member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1780; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1783-85. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died November 28, 1785 (age 55 years, 318 days). Interment at North Cemetery, Portsmouth, N.H.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  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, Auburn, Maine.
  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
  Albion Paris Whitney (1825-1884) — also known as A. P. Whitney — of Petaluma, Sonoma County, Calif. Born in Corinth, Penobscot County, Maine, September 15, 1825. Republican. Lumber business; grocer; grain shipper; member of California state senate, 1875; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1876. Member, Freemasons. Died February 10, 1884 (age 58 years, 148 days). Interment at Cypress Hill Memorial Park, Petaluma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Whitney (1786-1852) and Olive (Parlin) Whitney (1791-1874); married, February 1, 1850, to Susan D. Eastman (1832-1917).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Russell Wiggins (1903-2000) — also known as J. Russell Wiggins — Born in Luverne, Rock County, Minn., December 4, 1903. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1968-69. Member, Freemasons. Managing editor of the Washington Post newspaper, 1947-66. Died in Brooklin, Hancock County, Maine, November 19, 2000 (age 96 years, 351 days). Interment at Rural Cemetery, Sedgwick, Maine.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  William Henry Wilder (1855-1913) — also known as William H. Wilder — of Gardner, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, May 14, 1855. Republican. U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1911-13 (4th District 1911-13, 3rd District 1913); died in office 1913. Member, Freemasons. Died September 11, 1913 (age 58 years, 120 days). Interment at Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Allen Crane Tibbetts Wilson (b. 1866) — also known as Allen C. T. Wilson — of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Born in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, March 23, 1866. Republican. Merchant; farmer; member of Maine state house of representatives from Aroostook County, 1919-22; member of Maine state senate, 1920. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Wilson and Sarah E. (Henderson) Wilson; married, December 25, 1900, to Mary V. McIntosh.
  John Stockbridge Patten Ham Wilson (b. 1860) — also known as J. S. P. H. Wilson — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Born in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 9, 1860. Democrat. School teacher; grain and hay business; U.S. Marshal; mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1900-01; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1910. Universalist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; United Commercial Travelers. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel H. Wilson and Caroline F. (Ham) Wilson.
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