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Abner Coburn

DATE OF BIRTH:  March 22, 1803

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Skowhegan


DATE OF DEATH:  January 4, 1885

PLACE OF DEATH:  Skowhegan


PROFESSION:  Businessman




TERM IN OFFICE:  January 8, 1863 – January 7, 1864


QUOTE: We are well advanced in the second year of a war involving issues of the gravest moment to all of us. The contest was precipitated by those who, no longer able to rule, were determined to ruin, the Government of the United States.

Inaugural Address, January  8, 1863


OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, Executive Councilor, Presidential Elector

Governor Abner Coburn


Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 137-142.

Chase, Henry.  Representative Men of Maine.  Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. XLV.

Hatch, Louis C.  “Abner Coburn,” Dictionary of American Biography.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933, Vol. 4, pp. 249-250.

Williams, Charles E.  The Life of Abner Coburn.  Bangor: Thomas W. Burr, 1885.



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