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John Holmes

  • Birth 28 Mar 1773 Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 7 Jul 1843 Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
  • Cenotaph Alfred, York County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 34003725

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
JOHN HOLMES,
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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lucy Morin
  • Added: 19 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34003725
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Holmes (28 Mar 1773–7 Jul 1843), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34003725, citing Parish Congreational Church Cemetery, Alfred, York County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .