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John Hubbard

DATE OF BIRTH:  March 22, 1794

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Readfield

 

DATE OF DEATH:  February 6, 1869

PLACE OF DEATH:  Hallowell

 

PROFESSION:  Physician

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democrat

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  May 13, 1850 – January 8, 1853

 

FIRST LADY:  Sarah H. Barrett

 

QUOTE: We establish our own forms of government; we enact our own laws. If we pervert or abuse this high prerogative, we are criminal and foolish; if we do not transmit such blessings to posterity, we are ungrateful to our fathers and unjust to our children.

Inaugural Address, May 14, 1850

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Senator, Commissioner of the Reciprocity Treaty between the United States and Great Britain

Governor John Hubbard

FURTHER READING: 

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

“Death of Ex-Gov. Hubbard,” Daily Kennebec Journal, Augusta, February 6, 1869.

“Hon. John Hubbard, Governor of Maine,” Boston Museum, March 20, 1852, pp. 321, 326.

Hubbard, Col. Thomas H.  “Governor John Hubbard,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder.  Bangor, 1888, pp. 185-192.

Mayo, Bernard.  “John Hubbard,” Dictionary of American Biography.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933, Vol. 9, pp. 328-329.

 

 



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