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Hannibal Hamlin (1809-1891) born in Paris Hill, served as Vice President during Abraham Lincoln's first term.
Hamlin, who practiced law in Hampden, served in the U.S. Senate from 1848-1861 and from 1869-1881. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1843-1847 and as governor of Maine in 1857.
He served in the Maine House of Representatives before going to Washington.
About This Item
- Title: Hannibal Hamlin, statesman
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- Town: Paris
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 26 cm x 20 cm
- Local Code: Photographs--Hamlin
- Object Type: Image
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