|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1792|
|Death: ||Aug. 21, 1853|
John Anderson was a Maine politician. He served as United States Representative from Maine from 1825-1833. He attended the common schools and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1813. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1816 and commenced practice in Portland.
He was elected a member of the Maine State Senate,and was elected to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses and elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1833). He was chair of the Committee on Elections (Twentieth Congress), and chair of the Committee on Naval Affairs (Twenty-second Congress). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1832.
He was elected Mayor of Portland 1833-1836 and again in 1842. He was appointed Maine United States Attorney 1833-1836. He was appointed collector of customs for the Port of Portland 1837-1841 and 1843-1848. He resumed the practice of law, and died in Portland August 21, 1853. His interment was in Town Cemetery (then a part of the farm of his ancestors) in Windham, Maine.
Abraham Anderson (1758 - 1844)
Lucy Smith Anderson (1769 - 1844)
Lucy Farwell Anderson (1796 - 1821)
Ann Williams Jameson Anderson (1804 - 1879)
John Farwell Anderson (1823 - 1887)*
Samuel Jameson Anderson (1824 - 1905)*
Edward Watson Anderson (1829 - 1861)*
Infant Anderson (____ - 1794)*
Peter Smith Anderson (1789 - 1867)*
John Anderson (1791 - 1791)*
John Anderson (1792 - 1853)
Edward Anderson (1801 - 1867)*
(left side plaque)
Second son of
Abraham & Lucy Smith Anderson,
born on the Home Farm,
July 29, 1792,
died at his residence in Portland,
Aug. 21, 1853.
ANN WILLIAMS JAMESON,
wife of John Anderson,
born Oct. 14, 1804,
died May 13, 1879.
(right side plaque)
EDWARD W. ANDERSON, M. D.,
youngest son of
John & Ann W. Anderson,
born in Portland Dec. 9, 1829,
died in Portland Sept. 5, 1861.
FRANCES A., his wife died 1870.
JOHN FARWELL ANDERSON
oldest son of
John & Ann W. Jameson Anderson,
born in Portland July 22, 1824,
died in Portland Dec. 25, 1887.
beloved wife of
John Farwell Anderson,
born in Bath June 28, 1824,
died in Portland June 25, 1898
Old Smith Burying Ground
Created by: Tracy Boeckman Herhuth
Record added: Feb 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65330097