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After receiving his law degree from Bowdoin College Samuel Jameson Anderson (1884-1905) returned to Portland, in 1846, where he practiced law until 1865, at which time he retired from practicing law to help organize the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad. Anderson eventually became president of the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad, a position he held until his death in 1905.
Anderson also served as city alderman (1855-1856), county attorney, Maine state representative (1876), surveyor of the port (1858-1862) and collector of the port, under President Cleveland.
About This Item
- Title: Samuel Jameson Anderson, ca. 1880
- Creator: Lamson Studios, Portland
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 182, Box 1, Envelope 1
- Collection: Lamson Studios collection of glass plate negatives : Maine people
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Anderson, Samuel Jameson, 1824-1905
- Lamson Studio (Portland, Me.)
- Lamson, Joseph H., 1840-1902
- Maine -- Photographs
- Portrait photographs
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