Friends Of The Blaine House

The Blaine House

Edwin C. Burleigh

DATE OF BIRTH:  November 27, 1843

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Linneus

 

DATE OF DEATH:  June 16, 1916

PLACE OF DEATH:  Augusta

 

PROFESSION:  Farmer, Land Surveyor, Timberland Owner, Newspaper Publisher

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  January 3, 1889 – January 5, 1893

 

FIRST LADY:  Mary J. Bither

 

QUOTE: The convict should at the end of his term be a better man morally than he was when he entered the prison, or else his imprisonment has not been of lasting advantage to society.

Inaugural Address, January 3, 1889

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Land Agent, State Treasurer, Congressman, U. S. Senator

Governor Edwin C. Burleigh

FURTHER READING:

Chase, Henry.  Representative Men of Maine.  Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. 51.

Kennebec Journal, Augusta, June 17, 1916.

McIntyre, Philip W. and Blanding, William F.  Men of Progress.  Boston: New England Magazine, 1897, pp. 509-511.

Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Edwin Chick Burleigh.  Washington: 1917.

 

 



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