Albion K. Parris
DATE OF BIRTH: July 19, 1788
PLACE OF BIRTH: Hebron
DATE OF DEATH: February 11, 1857
PLACE OF DEATH: Portland
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Democratic-Republican
TERM IN OFFICE: January 5, 1822 – January 4, 1827
FIRST LADY: Sarah Whitman Parris
QUOTE: It gives me anxiety, to be obliged to inform you, that in consequence of the disagreement of the American and British Commissioners under the treaty of Ghent, in relation to the true boundary between the United States and the British Provinces, the final division of the lands…will necessarily be delayed to a period uncertain.
Inaugural Address, January 5, 1822
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: County Attorney for Oxford County, Massachusetts State Representative and Senator, Congressman, U. S. District Court Judge, County Attorney for Cumberland County, U. S. Senator, Maine Supreme Court Justice, Comptroller of the U. S. Treasury, Mayor of Portland
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Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century. Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 81-84.
Chase, Henry. Representative Men of Maine. Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. VII.
“Death of Hon. A.K. Paris,” Eastern Argus, Portland, February 12, 1857
Moody, Robert E. “Albion Keith Parris,” Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Scribner’s Sons, 1933, Vol. 14, p. 254.
Willis, William. “Albion Keith Parris,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, Bangor, July, 1893, pp. 117-121.