Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Frederick Alton Powers (1855-1923) graduated from Bowdoin College (1875) and studied law with his brother in Houlton.
He was a member of the Maine State Legislature (1885-1889); Attorney-General for the State of Maine (1893-1897) and Appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine (1900-1907).
He died in his winter home in Florida, 1923.
Five of Frederick's eight brothers were in law and politics, including Llewellyn Powers, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives (1895-1896), Governor of Maine (1897- 1901); Donald Powers, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives (1907-1908); Gorham Powers, judge in Minnesota.
About This Item
- Title: Frederick Alton Powers, Houlton, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Oil painting
- Dimensions: 92 cm x 75 cm
- Object Type: Image
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- Supreme Court Justices--Maine
- Powers, Frederick Alton, 1855-1923--Portraits
- Farmers National Bank (Houlton, Me.)--People
- Bowdoin College--People
- Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Maine
- Bowdoin College
- male portrait
- Supreme Court
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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