Ralph Owen Brewster

Ralph Owen Brewster

Birth
Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Death 25 Dec 1961 (aged 73)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 7227842 · View Source
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Maine Governor, U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He graduated from Bowdoin College, in 1909, from the law department of Harvard University, in 1913, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Portland, Maine. He was a member of the Portland school committee, (1915-23), a member of the Maine State House of Representatives, (1917-18) and served as a Captain in the 3rd Infantry, Maine National Guard. He was again a member of the Maine State House of Representatives, (1921- 23) and a member of the Maine State Senate, (1923-25). In 1925, he was elected as a Republican the 54th Governor of Maine, serving until 1929. He was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth and Seventy-sixth Congresses, serving (1935-41), then elected as a Republican to the United States, serving (1941-52). After leaving politics, he continued to be active in many conservative organizations until his death from cancer at age 73.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ralph Owen Brewster (22 Feb 1888–25 Dec 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7227842, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .