Governor Enoch Lincoln

Enoch Lincoln

DATE OF BIRTH:  December 28, 1788
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Worcester, MA
DATE OF DEATH:  October 8, 1829
PLACE OF DEATH:  Augusta
PROFESSION:  Lawyer
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democratic-Republican
TERM IN OFFICE:  January 4, 1827 – October 8, 1829

QUOTE: Instruction may add to the resources of every individual, extend his capacity of usefulness, and enlarge the sphere of our political blessings.

Inaugural Address, January 4, 1827

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Assistant U. S. Attorney, Congressman

FURTHER READING:

Arndt, J. Chris.  “Enoch Lincoln,” American National Biography.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999, Vol. 13, pp. 674-675.

Chase, Henry.  Representative Men of Maine.  Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p.IX.

“Death of Governor Lincoln,” Eastern Argus, Portland, October 13, 1829.

“Gov. Enoch Lincoln,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, Bangor, 1886, pp. 139-143.

“The Late Governor of Maine,” The Yankee; and Boston Literary Gazette, November, 1829, pp. 235-232.

Robinson, William A.  “Enoch Lincoln,” Dictionary of American Biography.  New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1933, Vol. 11, pp. 261-262.

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