Pierce children, Portland, ca. 1879

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Pierce children, Portland, ca. 1879

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Three sons of Lewis and Mary Bellows Hill Pierce of Portland, pose for a portrait.

From left are Thomas Lewis Pierce (1877-1955), John Alexander Pierce (1878-1949), and Henry Hill Pierce (1875-1940).

The father and all three boys graduated from Bowdoin College. Lewis Pierce, who became a lawyer, was in the class of 1852; Thomas, a banker, in the class of 1898; John, a writer, in the class of 1901, and Henry, a lawyer, in the class of 1896.

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  • Title: Pierce children, Portland, ca. 1879
  • Creation Date: circa 1879
  • Subject Date: circa 1879
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Image

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