Burton Melvin Cross

Burton Melvin Cross

Birth
Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Death 22 Oct 1998 (aged 95)
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Burial Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 7670097 · View Source
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Maine Governor. Born in a farmhouse at Gardiner, Maine, he entered politics in 1933, served as a member of the Augusta Common Council, on the Board of Aldermen in 1937, was a member of the Maine House of Representatives, (1941-45) and was a member of the Maine State Senate, (1945-52). In 1952, he was elected as a Republican, the 61st Governor of Maine, serving until 1953. After his term, returned to private life engaging in the insurance and stock brokerage business until his retirement in 1971. He died at age 95 at his home in Augusta, Maine.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 9 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7670097
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Burton Melvin Cross (15 Nov 1902–22 Oct 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7670097, citing Forest Grove Cemetery, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .