Josiah Hayden Drummond, Portland, ca. 1890

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Josiah Hayden Drummond, Portland, ca. 1890

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Josiah Hayden Drummond (1827-1902) practiced law in Waterville after his graduation from Waterville College (now Colby College) in 1846. He moved to Portland in 1860.

He served in the Maine Legislature, where he was speaker of the House of Representatives in 1858 and 1869. He served in the Maine Senate in 1859 and was the state's attorney general from 1860-1864.

From 1865 to his unexpected death in 1902 Drummond was a director of the Maine Central Railroad and of the Union Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Drummond was a Mason and author of several Masonic texts, as well as a member of the board of trustees of Waterville College.

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  • Title: Josiah Hayden Drummond, Portland, ca. 1890
  • Creator: Lamson Studios, Portland
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 182, Box 1, Envelope 4
  • Collection: Lamson Studios collection of glass plate negatives : Maine people
  • Object Type: Image

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