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 Nehemiah Abbott

Nehemiah Abbott

Birth
Sidney, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Death 26 Jul 1877 (aged 73)
Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, USA
Burial Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, USA
Plot Section Old Range 17 Lot 8
Memorial ID 6404436 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He studied law at the Litchfield Law School Connecticut, was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced to practice law at Calais, Maine. Moving to Columbus, Mississippi, in 1839, he continued the practice of law and returned to Maine in 1840. There he practiced of law and was a member of the Maine State House of Representatives, (1842-43, 45). In 1857, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress, serving until 1859. Not a candidate for reelection, he was Mayor of Belfast, Maine, (1865-66) and practiced of law until his death at age 73.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6404436
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nehemiah Abbott (29 Mar 1804–26 Jul 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6404436, citing Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .