DATE OF BIRTH: August 27, 1809
PLACE OF BIRTH: Paris
DATE OF DEATH: July 4, 1891
PLACE OF DEATH: Bangor
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Republican
TERM IN OFFICE: January 8, 1857 – February 26, 1857
FIRST LADY: Ellen V. Emery
QUOTE: In a State like ours, where the industrial pursuits are so varied, with a large population upon the frontier still progressing into, and subduing the forests, there is undoubtedly a greater necessity for legislation, than in a community where its industry has become settled and systematized.
Inaugural Address, January 8, 1857
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES:State Representative (Speaker of the House), Congressman, U. S. Senator, Vice President during Abraham Lincoln’s first term, Collector of Customs for Boston, Minister to Spain
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