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Hugh Johnston Anderson
Birth: May 10, 1801
Wiscasset
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: May 31, 1881
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

U.S. Congressman, Maine Governor. Working as a clerk in the mercantile establishment, he studied law, was admitted to bar and was a clerk of the Waldo County Courts, (1824-36). In 1837, he was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1841. Not a candidate for reelection, he was elected as a Democrat, the 20th Governor of Maine, serving (1844-47). After his term, he served as commissioner of customs in the United States Treasury Department, (1853-58) and was the Sixth Auditor of the Treasury, (1866-69). Retiring from public service in 1880, he died at age 80 the following year. Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General John Francis Anderson, was his son. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha J Dummer Anderson (1807 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  John Francis Anderson (1832 - 1902)*
  Hannah Ann Anderson (1833 - 1912)*
  William Henry Anderson (1835 - 1908)*
  Joseph Dummer Anderson (1837 - 1881)*
  Thomas Davee Anderson (1842 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grove Cemetery
Belfast
Waldo County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2003
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