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 John Andrew Peters

John Andrew Peters

Birth
Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine, USA
Death 2 Apr 1904 (aged 81)
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Burial Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Plot ED Lot 60
Memorial ID 19168 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Ellsworth, Maine, he graduated from Bowdoin College in 1885, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1887 and commenced to practice in Ellsworth, Maine. He was a member of the Maine State House of representatives, (1909, 1911, 1913). In 1913, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third Congress, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of US Representative Forrest Goodwin and reelected to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1922. Choosing not to run for reelection, he served as judge of the US District Court for Maine,(1922-47) and was vice president of the board of trustees for Bowdoin College, until his death at age 89.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 22 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19168
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Andrew Peters (9 Oct 1822–2 Apr 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19168, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .