Horace A. Hildreth
DATE OF BIRTH: December 2, 1902
PLACE OF BIRTH: Gardiner
DATE OF DEATH: June 2, 1988
PLACE OF DEATH: Portland
PROFESSION: Lawyer, Broadcasting Executive
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Republican
TERM IN OFFICE: January 4, 1945 – January 6, 1949
FIRST LADY: Katherine Wing
QUOTE: History surely teaches that when people refuse to face their responsibilities and embrace a philosophy which attempts to solve their problems by allowing undue concentration of power at the top they are traveling a road which leaves freedom and liberty behind and takes them toward a totalitarian form of government which, no matter under what name it parades, has always spelled disaster.
Inaugural Address, January 4, 1945
OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, State Senator, President of Bucknell University, U. S. Ambassador to Pakistan
Modern Maine. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., 1951, Vol. 4, pp. 791-792.
Portland Press Herald, June 3, 1988.