Roland Hacker Cobb (b. 1895) —
of Denmark, Oxford
Born in Westbrook, Cumberland
County, Maine, May 5,
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.
of Charles Edward Cobb and Harriett Hamblen (Hacker)
Neal Dow (1804-1897) —
also known as "Napoleon of Temperance";
"Father of Prohibition"; "Grand Old Man in
the Temperance Cause" —
of Portland, Cumberland
Born in Portland, Cumberland
County, Maine, March
of Portland, Maine, 1851, 1855; member of Maine
state house of representatives, 1858-59; general in the Union
Army during the Civil War; alternate delegate to Republican National
Convention from Maine, 1868;
Prohibition candidate for President
of the United States, 1880.
During the Civil War was captured by Confederate forces, imprisoned,
and eventually exchanged for Confederate Gen. William
Henry Fitzhugh Lee, who was a Union prisoner.
Died in Portland, Cumberland
County, Maine, October
2, 1897 (age 93 years, 196
Interment at Evergreen
Cemetery, Portland, Maine.
Peter Morrell Neal (1811-1908) —
also known as Peter M. Neal —
of Lynn, Essex
Born in North Berwick, York
County, Maine, September
of Lynn, Mass., 1862-66.
Died in Lynn, Essex
County, Mass., April
13, 1908 (age 96 years, 205
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