Hannibal Hamlin, statesman

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Hannibal Hamlin, statesman

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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.

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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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