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John B. Vigue, 1949

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John B. Vigue, 1949

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Jean Baptiste (John) Vigue, born 1890 in St. Georges, Quebec, joined Central Maine Power Co. in 1909 when it was still known as Messalonskee Electric Company.

He gained a reputation for speed and vigor as a lineman, and according to one estimate, helped build roughly 700 miles of transmission in his 43 years of service.

Two of Vigue’s sons, Albert and Donald, also worked for CMP.

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  • Title: John B. Vigue, 1949
  • Creation Date: 1949
  • Subject Date: 1949
  • Media: Photograph
  • Local Code: Coll. 2115, Box 313-employees-service pins
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Co.
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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