Frank G. Farrington, Augusta, 1924

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Frank George Farrington graduated from Bowdoin College in 1894 and, after serving as Principal of Machias High School for two years and Skowhegan High School for three, he entered Harvard Law School where he graduated in 1902.

From 1902 until 1928 he was a practicing attorney in Augusta.

He was City Clerk in Augusta, then from 1905-1908 was the Secretary of the Maine Senate. Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives in 1918 to 1919 and President of the Maine Senate in 1923 to 1924, he won a considerable reputation as an orator.

Active in local affairs as well, he was one of the leaders of the movement to build the Augusta Y.M.C.A., served as its president and was a trustee of the Lithgow Library.

From 1928 until the time of his death he was an Associate Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. He died at Augusta on September 3, 1933.

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About This Item

  • Title: Frank G. Farrington, Augusta, 1924
  • Creation Date: circa 1924
  • Subject Date: circa 1924
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Carte de visite
  • Dimensions: 7.65 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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