Maurice and Cecilia Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1960

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Maurice Rumford Pierce (1887-1968) and his wife, Cecilia, at Pierce Place in Baldwin.

Pierce was born in Portland, the son of Lewis and Mary Bellows Pierce. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and served in both World War I and II.

He was commander of the USS Los Angeles when it was commissioned in 1932.

He also invented a camera sextant to aid in aerial navigation.

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  • Title: Maurice and Cecilia Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1960
  • Creation Date: circa 1960
  • Subject Date: circa 1960
  • Town: Baldwin
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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