Edwin C. Burleigh
DATE OF BIRTH: November 27, 1843
PLACE OF BIRTH: Linneus
DATE OF DEATH: June 16, 1916
PLACE OF DEATH: Augusta
PROFESSION: Farmer, Land Surveyor, Timberland Owner, Newspaper Publisher
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Republican
TERM IN OFFICE: January 3, 1889 – January 5, 1893
FIRST LADY: Mary J. Bither
QUOTE: The convict should at the end of his term be a better man morally than he was when he entered the prison, or else his imprisonment has not been of lasting advantage to society.
Inaugural Address, January 3, 1889
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Land Agent, State Treasurer, Congressman, U. S. Senator
Chase, Henry. Representative Men of Maine. Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. 51.
Kennebec Journal, Augusta, June 17, 1916.
McIntyre, Philip W. and Blanding, William F. Men of Progress. Boston: New England Magazine, 1897, pp. 509-511.
Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Edwin Chick Burleigh. Washington: 1917.