Contributed by Maine State Archives
Reuben Foster, born in Bethel in 1833, and an 1855 graduate of Waterville (Colby) College, was the first mayor of Waterville.
He practiced law in Waterville from 1858 until his death in 1898.
Foster was elected to the Maine House of Representatives serving in 1866, 1867 and 1870 until he moved up to the Senate in 1871.
Reuben Foster was among that handful of Maine politicians who served as both Speaker of the House (1870) and President of the Senate (1872).
About This Item
- Title: Reuben Foster, Waterville, 1872
- Creation Date: circa 1872
- Subject Date: circa 1872
- Town: Augusta, Waterville
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Carte de visite
- Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 5 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Maine. Legislature. Senate
- Foster, Reuben--Portrait photographs
- Cartes de visite
For more information about this item, contact:Maine State Archives
84 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0084
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