Friends Of The Blaine House

The Blaine House

Joseph R. Bodwell

DATE OF BIRTH:  June 18, 1818



DATE OF DEATH:  December 15, 1887

PLACE OF DEATH:  Hallowell


PROFESSION:  Farmer, Businessman (Owner of granite works in Vinalhaven and Hallowell)




TERM IN OFFICE:  January 6, 1887 – December 15, 1887


FIRST LADY:  Hannah C. Fox


QUOTE: The Industrial School for Girls, established some years since at Hallowell, has proved an excellent institution. It has saved a large number of girls from the unfortunate surroundings in which fate had placed them and has secured for them respectable employment.

Inaugural Address, January 6, 1887


OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Mayor of Hallowell, State Representative

Governor Joseph R. Bodwell


Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 379-382.

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

In Memoriam: Governor Bodwell.  Augusta: Burleigh & Flynt, 1888.

Kennebec Journal.  Augusta, December 16, 1887.

Lapham, Dr. William B.  “Gov. Joseph R. Bodwell,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, Bangor, 1895, p. 191-197.



Hometown USA Affiliated Site
All pages Copyright ©
Site designed and maintained by A2Z Computing Services.

All rights reserved.