Maine: An Encyclopedia
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Sheep at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick (May 2010)

Sheep at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick (May 2010)

1868 Birth date of Gail Laughlin, first woman lawyer elected to the Maine State Legislature.
1821 James Phinney Baxter, Portland businessman and father of Governor Percival Baxter, dies.
1902 Bangor Stove Mounters Union, No. 50, is organized
1903 Augusta Suspender Workers’ Union organized
1980
Edmund S. Muskie is sworn in as Secretary of State, the highest ranking Maine Democrat in any President’s cabinet.
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