DATE OF BIRTH: May 6, 1813
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lewiston
DATE OF DEATH: December 8, 1906
PLACE OF DEATH: Medford, MA
PROFESSION: Physician, Businessman, Newspaper Publisher
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Democrat
TERM IN OFFICE: January 8, 1879 – February 5, 1880
FIRST LADY: Olivia N. Spear
QUOTE: The subject of taxation is one which comes to the home and person of every voter of the State. The theory of a Republican government is, that every person should bear his just proportion of the burdens imposed for the protection of person and property and for the blessings of civil liberty secured to all.
Inaugural Address, January 8, 1879
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, State Senator, Mayor of Lewiston
Chase, Henry. Representative Men of Maine. Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. 57.
Kennebec Journal, Augusta, December 10, 1906.
McIntyre, Philip W. and Blanding, William F. Men of Progress. Boston: New England Magazine, 1897, pp. 453-455.