Friends Of The Blaine House

The Blaine House

Samuel Cony

DATE OF BIRTH:  February 27, 1811

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Augusta

 

DATE OF DEATH:  October 5, 1870

PLACE OF DEATH:  Augusta

 

PROFESSION:  Lawyer

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  January 7, 1864 – January 4, 1867

 

FIRST LADY:  Lucy W. Brooks

 

QUOTE: Until the last calls, Maine has met every demand upon her for troops, not by constrictive credits, but by the bone and sinew of her people. She will continue to do so until the end.

Inaugural Address, January 5, 1865

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, Executive Councilor, Judge of Probate for Penobscot County, Land Agent, State Treasurer, Mayor of Augusta

Governor Samuel Cony

FURTHER READING:

Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 127-134.

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

Kingsbury, Henry D.  Illustrated History of Kennebec County, Maine.  New York: H.W. Blake & Company, 1892, pp. 468-469.

North, James W.  The History of Augusta.  Augusta: Clapp and North, 1870, p. 839.

 

 



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