Hugh J. Anderson
DATE OF BIRTH: May 10, 1801
PLACE OF BIRTH: Wiscasset
DATE OF DEATH: May 31, 1881
PLACE OF DEATH: Portland
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Democrat
TERM IN OFFICE: January 5, 1844 – May 19, 1847
FIRST LADY: Martha J. Dummer
QUOTE: The road from the Aroostook river to Fort Kent, a distance of forty-five miles, and which was previously unpassable for carriages, has been thoroughly repaired, and the road from Masardis, connected with it, has been also essentially improved.
Inaugural Address, January 5, 1844
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Clerk of Courts for Waldo County, Congressman, Commissioner of Customs for the U.S. Treasury, Chairman of the Commission on the San Francisco Mint, Auditor of the U. S. Treasury
Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century. Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 109-114.
Chase, Henry. Representative Men of Maine. Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. XXV.
Eastern Argus, Portland, June 1, 1881
Williamson, Joseph. History of the City of Belfast. Portland: Loring, Short and Harmon, 1877, pp. 203-204.