Harris M. Plaisted
DATE OF BIRTH: November 2, 1828
DATE OF DEATH: January 31, 1898
PROFESSION: Lawyer, Newspaper Editor
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Fusion
TERM IN OFFICE: January 13, 1881 – January 4, 1883
FIRST LADY: Mabel True
QUOTE: The short comings and mistakes of a public servant, in the highest station, even, are forgiven and overlooked, provided he has done his best.
Inaugural Address, January 13, 1881
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Brigadier General, State Representative, Attorney General, Congressman
Chase, Henry. Representative Men of Maine. Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. 55.
Kennebec Journal, Augusta, January 31, 1898.
McIntyre, Philip W. and Blanding, William F. Men of Progress. Boston: New England Magazine, pp. 222-229.
Moody, Robert E. “Harris Merrill Plaisted,” Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933, Vol. 14, pp. 645-646.