Charles E. Gurney, Portland, 1921

Contributed by Maine State Archives


Charles E. Gurney (1874-1945) a native of Portland, graduated from Colby College in 1898.

While teaching school he studied law and was admitted to the Maine Bar in 1900.

Gurney represented Portland in the Maine House of Representatives in 1916 and was elected to the State Senate from 1919-1921, replacing Percival Baxter as Senate president when Baxter became governor.

In October 1921, Baxter appointed Gurney chairman of the Public Utilities Commission and he served one term before returning to private law practice.

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  • Title: Charles E. Gurney, Portland, 1921
  • Creation Date: circa 1922
  • Subject Date: circa 1922
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Carte de visite
  • Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 5 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine State Archives
84 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0084
(207) 287-5795

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