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Item 76632

Republican delegates to national convention, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868 Location: Portland; Norridgewock; Chicago Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11215

Republican state convention, Augusta, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-04-30 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 10960

Maine Republicans convene, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-04-19 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print


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Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


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.