Governor John W. Dana

John W. Dana

DATE OF BIRTH:  June 21, 1801
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Fryeburg
DATE OF DEATH:  December 22, 1867
PLACE OF DEATH:  near Rosaria, Argentina
PROFESSION:  Businessman
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democrat
TERM IN OFFICE:  1) January 3, 1844 – January 5, 1844
2) May 19, 1847 – May 13, 1850
FIRST LADY:  Eliza Ann Osgood

QUOTE: The world has been enthralled for ages, with too much legislation.

Inaugural Address, May 19, 1847

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: State Representative, State Senator (Senate President), Charge d’Affairs to Bolivia

FURTHER READING:

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

“Gov. John W. Dana,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder.  Bangor, December, 1898, pp. 353-355.

“John W. Dana,”  Portland Transcript, April 11, 1868, p. 12

 

 

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