Nathan Cutler

Nathan Cutler

Warren, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Jun 1861 (aged 86)
Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, USA
Burial Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 52868474 · View Source
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Maine Governor. He graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire in 1798, studied law while teaching school in Middlebury, Vermont, and became an attorney in 1801. In 1803 he moved to Farmington, Maine, then part of Massachusetts, and served in the Massachusetts legislature from 1809 to 1811, and again in 1819. In 1819 he was a Delegate to the constitutional convention that led to Maine statehood. Elected to the Maine State Senate as a Democrat in 1828, while serving as Senate President in 1829 Governor Enoch Lincoln died and Cutler became Governor, serving until 1830. In 1832 he was a Presidential Elector and cast his ballot for Andrew Jackson. After leaving office he practiced law in Farmington, was elected Franklin County Treasurer in 1838 and 1842, and won a term in the Maine House of Representatives in 1844.

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