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Legislature, House of Representatives

Maine State House Districts 1994-2002

The Maine House of Representatives, on of the two houses of the Maine Legislature, contains 151 voting members elected from as many House Districts. House members are assigned to Joint Standing Committees, as are members of the Senate, to hear … Continue reading

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Ruggles, John

John Ruggles, courtesy Maine State Museum

(1789-1874) a Senator from Maine, born in Westboro, Massachusetts on October 8, 1789, attended the common schools, graduated from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in 1813. He studied law was admitted to the bar and began his practice in … Continue reading

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