William G. Crosby
DATE OF BIRTH: September 10, 1805
PLACE OF BIRTH: Belfast
DATE OF DEATH: March 21, 1881
PLACE OF DEATH: Belfast
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 Education
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.