Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1879

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston (1813-1906), a physician who served as Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, was mayor of Lewiston in 1871-1872 and governor of Maine in 1879-1880.

A delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1856, he switched parties and became a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1888.

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  • Title: Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1879
  • Creation Date: circa 1879
  • Subject Date: circa 1879
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Lithograph
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 11.4 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 12/18
  • Collection: J. S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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