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Item 11441

John Glenn with Maine Democrats, Portland, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-10-23 Media: Photographic print

Item 10976

Democrats share laugh, Lewiston, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-10-27 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Item 70819

Letter urging Shepley run for Congress, Portland, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862-05-15 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.


Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Charles A. Shaw

… Item 33956 infoMcArthur Public Library A Democrat, Charles Shaw held many public offices while he lived in Biddeford, including councilman…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 30-47

… his discussion -- often quite strident -- of Democratic politics in Maine and nationally, generally portraying Democrats as scoundrels politically…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

… Library Lausier was a fiscally conservative Democrat and took great pride in maintaining Biddeford as a debt-free city.