Friends Of The Blaine House

The Blaine House

William G. Crosby

DATE OF BIRTH:  September 10, 1805

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Belfast

 

DATE OF DEATH:  March 21, 1881

PLACE OF DEATH:  Belfast

 

PROFESSION:  Lawyer

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Whig

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  January 8, 1853 – January 6, 1855

 

FIRST LADY:  Ann M. Patterson

 

QUOTE: The age in which we live may be termed emphatically the Age of Enterprise. Man’s moral and intellectual nature, quickened by new impulses, or aroused to a more energetic exercise of its innate powers, is seeking new and wider fields of action. The great heart of humanity is beating quicker and stronger.

Inaugural Address, January 18, 1853

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Secretary of the State Board of Eduaction

Governor William G. Crosby

FURTHER READING:

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

Williamson, Joseph.  “Gov. William G. Crosby,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder.  Bangor, 1887, pp. 153-160.

Williamson, Joseph.  History of the City of Belfast.  Portland: Loring, Short and Harmon, 1877, p. 400.

 

 



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