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Item 11213

Candidate John R. McKernan Jr., Westbrook, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-04-22 Location: Westbrook Media: Photographic print

Item 11227

Olympia Snowe, Washington, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-05-14 Location: Washington Media: Photographic print

Item 11229

Candidate James P. Dunleavy, Presque Isle, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1982-05-07 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print


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Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.


The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.


Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.