Frederick Alton Powers, Houlton, ca. 1900

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

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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.

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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

For more information about this item, contact:

Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-6984

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