Keywords: St. Theresa Catholic School
The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.
St. Theresa's Catholic Church was founded in 1926 on Brown Street. In 1920 a four-horse coach delivered the mail down river from Rumford, through…
John attended and graduated from St.Theresa's Catholic School where he received many certificates of honor and was a 1943 graduate of Mexico High…