Samuel Jameson Anderson, ca. 1880

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Samuel Jameson Anderson, ca. 1880

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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.

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  • 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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