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John Anderson of Portland (1792-1853) graduated from Bowdoin College in 1813, studied law, and spent much of his career in public service.
He was in the state Senate in 1824, a Republican representative to Congress from 1825-1833, mayor of Portland from 1833-1842, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine from 1833-1837, and collector of customs from 1837-1841.
About This Item
- Title: John Anderson, Portland, ca. 1850
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Prints
- Dimensions: 16 cm x 12 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Government officials
- Bowdoin College--People
- Anderson, John, 1792-1853--Portraits
- Customs employees
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