John Holmes

John Holmes

Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 7 Jul 1843 (aged 70)
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Cenotaph Alfred, York County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 34003725 · View Source
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US Congressman. Elected to represent Massachusetts's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1817 to 1820. Also served as a Member of the Massachusetts State Legislature, Member of the Maine State Legislature, and United States Senator from Maine from 1820 to 1827.

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In memory of
Born in Kingston, Mass.
March 28, 1773.
Died in Portland, Maine.
July 7, 1843.
Forty years a resident of Alfred.
A Representative in Congress,
from Massachusetts.
Chairman of the Committee,
which drafted the Constitution
of Maine and one of its first
United States Senators.

And to add greater honors to his age, Than
man could give him, he died fearing God.

Gravesite Details Interred Eastern Cemetery



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 34003725
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Holmes (28 Mar 1773–7 Jul 1843), Find a Grave Memorial no. 34003725, citing Parish Congregational Church Cemetery, Alfred, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .