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Curtis, Kenneth M.

Governor Ken Curtis, wife Polly, and daughter Angel (from a Christmas card sent to friends while governor.)

(1931- ) was governor of Maine from 1967 to 1975, and was Chair of the Democratic National Committee in 1977. William Curtis moved to the to the Town of Leeds in 1800 in what is now Curtis Corner, once a … Continue reading

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Elections, Campaign Media

Maine Republican Party Headquarters in Hallowell 2002

Roadside signs are a long tradition in Maine elections. With the outlawing of billboards in the 1970’s, they have played an important role in at least raising candidates’ name recognition, and for the appearance of broad support. Paid politial campaign … Continue reading

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Hamlin, Hannibal

Governor Hannibal Hamlin (1857), during the Civil War, Matthew Brady Studio, from the National Archives collections

(1809-1891) a Representative and a Senator from Maine and a Vice President of the United States, was born at Paris Hill in Oxford County on August 27, 1809. He attended the district schools, Hebron Academy, and Kents Hill School. Hamlin … Continue reading

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