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Frederick William Plaisted
Birth: Jul. 26, 1865
Bangor
Maine, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1943

Maine Governor. He was the son of Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General and Maine Governor Harris M. Plaisted. Educated at the St. Johnsbury Academy Vermont, he had a successful publishing career, when he entered politics in 1896, serving as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. He was Major of Augusta, Maine, (1906 -10) and was Sheriff of Kennebec County, (1907-08). In 1911, he was elected as a Democrat the 48th Governor of Maine. During his tenure as Governor, a state constitutional prohibitory amendment was proposed that would have negated the 1883 prohibition amendment, but in a popular vote it was voted down. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, Plaisted retired from political life in 1913. He died at age 77 in Los Angeles, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Frances Gullifer Plaisted (1865 - 1951)*
 
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Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Plot: 1025CG
GPS (lat/lon): 44.82125, -68.72412
 
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Record added: Dec 22, 2000
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Frederick William Plaisted
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Frederick William Plaisted
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Rest in peace.
- FortheKing
 Added: Nov. 28, 2012

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