Governor Seldon Connor

Seldon Connor

DATE OF BIRTH:  January 15, 1839
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Fairfield
DATE OF DEATH:  July 9, 1917
PLACE OF DEATH:  Augusta
PROFESSION:  Lawyer
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican
TERM IN OFFICE:  January 6, 1876 – January 8, 1879
FIRST LADY:  Henrietta White

QUOTE: Agriculture and manufacturing go hand in hand, mutually giving and receiving benefits, and nowhere should the connection be closer than in this State, which supplies so many facilities for both.

Inaugural Address, January 6, 1876

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: Brigadier General, Collector of Internal Revenue for Maine, Pension Agent for Maine, Adjutant General

FURTHER READING:

Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, p. 147.

Chase, Henry.  Representative Men of Maine.  Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. 50.

Kennebec Journal, Augusta, July 10, 1917.

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