Friends Of The Blaine House

The Blaine House

Hugh J. Anderson

DATE OF BIRTH:  May 10, 1801

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Wiscasset

 

DATE OF DEATH:  May 31, 1881

PLACE OF DEATH:  Portland

 

PROFESSION:  Merchant

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democrat

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  January 5, 1844 – May 19, 1847

 

FIRST LADY:  Martha J. Dummer

 

QUOTE: The road from the Aroostook river to Fort Kent, a distance of forty-five miles, and which was previously unpassable for carriages, has been thoroughly repaired, and the road from Masardis, connected with it, has been also essentially improved.

Inaugural Address, January 5, 1844

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Clerk of Courts for Waldo County, Congressman, Commissioner of Customs for the U.S. Treasury, Chairman of the Commission on the San Francisco Mint, Auditor of the U. S. Treasury

Governor Hugh J. Anderson

FURTHER READING: 

Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 109-114.

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

Eastern Argus, Portland, June 1, 1881

Williamson, Joseph.  History of the City of Belfast.  Portland: Loring, Short and Harmon, 1877, pp. 203-204.

 

 



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