Bert Manfred Fernald

Bert Manfred Fernald

Birth
West Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA
Death 23 Aug 1926 (aged 68)
West Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA
Burial West Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 6727412 · View Source
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Maine Governor, U.S. Senator. Educated at the Hebron Academy and the Boston Business School, he established a successful career in the farming and corn packing industries. He was a member of the Maine House of Representatives, (1896-98) and was a member of the Maine State Senate, (1898-1902). In 1908, he was elected as a Republican the 47th Governor of Maine, serving until 1911. As Governor, the first conservation commission was initiated which authorized the protection of the state’s water supply and forests and the new state capitol building was built in Augusta. After leaving office, he was elected to the U.S. Senate, in 1916 and served until his death at age 68.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6727412
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bert Manfred Fernald (3 Apr 1858–23 Aug 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6727412, citing Highland Cemetery, West Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .