Friends Of The Blaine House

The Blaine House

Alonzo Garcelon

DATE OF BIRTH:  May 6, 1813

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Lewiston

 

DATE OF DEATH:  December 8, 1906

PLACE OF DEATH:  Medford, MA

 

PROFESSION:  Physician, Businessman, Newspaper Publisher

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democrat

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  January 8, 1879 – February 5, 1880

 

FIRST LADY:  Olivia N. Spear

 

QUOTE: The subject of taxation is one which comes to the home and person of every voter of the State. The theory of a Republican government is, that every person should bear his just proportion of the burdens imposed for the protection of person and property and for the blessings of civil liberty secured to all.

Inaugural Address, January 8, 1879

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, State Senator, Mayor of Lewiston

Governor Alonzo Garcelon

FURTHER READING:

Chase, Henry.  Representative Men of Maine.  Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. 57.

Kennebec Journal, Augusta, December 10, 1906.

McIntyre, Philip W. and Blanding, William F.  Men of Progress.  Boston: New England Magazine, 1897, pp. 453-455.

 

 



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