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White horse and goats in the snow in New Portland (December 2009)

White horse and goats in the snow in New Portland (December 2009)

1787 Birth date of Thomas Davee, member of the Maine House of Representatives, the Maine Senate and the U.S. Congress, and served as the High Sheriff of Somerset County
1816
Birth date of Frederick A. Pike in Calais, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives and member of the U.S. Congress
1819
Birth date of Charles W. Walton, a member of the U.S. Congress until he resigned to accept appointment to the Maine Supreme Court, a post he held from 1862 to 1897
1841
Thomas Davee, member of the Maine House of Representatives, the Maine Senate and the U.S. Congress, and served as the High Sheriff of Somerset County, dies.
1891 First publication of the newspaper the Daily News in Portland, published 1891-1892.
1893 Nathan A. Farwell, U.S. Senator, member of the Maine House of Representatives, the Maine Senate, and founder of the Rockland Marine Insurance Company, dies in Rockland.

 

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