Peter Garland


Peter Garland Famous memorial

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Jan 2005 (aged 81)
Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 10390422 View Source

U.S. Congressman. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, (1943-46) and after the war, he graduated from Bowdoin College Maine. He was then director of Garland Manufacturing Company and of the Snocraft Company, Maine. He was a member of Saco Superintending School Committee, (1952-54), director of New England Council and Associated Industries of Maine, (1955-57), Mayor of Saco, Maine, (1956-59) and field adviser for the New England Small Business Administration, (1958-60). In 1961, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress, serving until 1963. An unsuccessful candidate for re-nomination, he was the municipal town manager of Gorham, Maine, (1967-69), City manager of Claremont, New Hampshire, (1972-73), community manager of Ocean City, Maryland, (1973-74), town manager of Searsport, Maine, (1974-81) and city manager of Bath, Maine, (1981-89).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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