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Lot M. Morrill

DATE OF BIRTH:  May 3, 1813

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Belgrade

 

DATE OF DEATH:  January 10, 1883

PLACE OF DEATH:  Augusta

 

PROFESSION:  Lawyer

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  January 8, 1858 – January 3, 1861

 

FIRST LADY:  Charlotte H. Vance

 

QUOTE: Over-legislation is an evil; frequent changes and amendments of the laws are impolitic and unwise; next to certainty, the stability of the laws is of the utmost importance.

Inaugural Address, January 8, 1858

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, State Senator (Senate President), U. S. Senator, Secretary of the Treasury, Collector of Customs for Portland

Governor Lot M. Morrill

FURTHER READING:

Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 39-57.

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

Ferris, Norman B.  “Lot Myrick Morrill,” American National Biography.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999, Vol. 15, pp. 884-885.

Moody, Robert E.  “Lot Myrick Morrill,” Dictionary of American Biography.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933, Vol. 13, pp. 199-200.

North, James W.  The History of Augusta.  Augusta: Clapp and North, 1870, pp. 797-799.

 

 



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