Llewellyn Powers

Llewellyn Powers

Birth
Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Death 28 Jul 1908 (aged 71)
Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Burial Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 7232802 · View Source
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US Congressman, Maine Governor. He was graduated from the Colburn Classical Institute, attended Colby University, graduated from the law department of Union University New York, was admitted to the bar in and commenced practice in Houlton, Maine, in January 1861. He was prosecuting attorney for Aroostook County (1864-71), collector of customs for the district of Aroostook, (1868-72) and a member of the Maine State House of Representatives, (1873-76, 1883, 1892, 1895). In 1877, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress, serving until 1879. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was elected Governor of Maine, serving (1896-1900). After his term as Governor, he was again elected as a Republican to the Fifty-seventh Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Charles A. Boutelle and reelected to the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth Congresses, serving 1901, until his death at age 71.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7232802
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Llewellyn Powers (14 Oct 1836–28 Jul 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7232802, citing Tilton Corner Cemetery, Pittsfield, Somerset County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .