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Kenneth M. Curtis

DATE OF BIRTH:  February 8, 1931

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Curtis Corner

 

PROFESSION:  Merchant Marine Seaman, Lawyer

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democrat

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  January 5, 1967 – January 2, 1975

 

FIRST LADY:  Pauline Brown

 

QUOTE: Our long-range objective must be free education beyond high school for every boy and girl who has the desire and talent to use this education.

Inaugural Address, January 5, 1967

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Coordinator for the Area Redevelopment Administration, Secretary of State, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, U. S. Ambassador to Canada, President of the Maine Maritime Academy

Governor Kenneth M. Curtis

FURTHER READING: 

Lipez, Kermit.  Kenneth Curtis of Maine: Profile of a Governor.  Brunswick: Harpswell Press, 1974.

Pease, Allen G., Editor.  The Curtis Years, 1967-1974.  Augusta: Office of the Governor, 1974.

 

 



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