Governor Henry B. Cleaves

Henry B. Cleaves

DATE OF BIRTH:  February 6, 1840
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Bridgton
DATE OF DEATH:  June 22, 1912
PLACE OF DEATH:  Portland
PROFESSION:  Lawyer
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican
TERM IN OFFICE:  January 5, 1893 – January 7, 1897

QUOTE: The great, additional educational advantages that would be secured by a public library in every town in the State, may well enlist our attention.

Inaugural Address, January 5, 1893

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: First Lieutenant in the Thirteenth Maine Regiment, State Representative, City Solicitor of Portland, Attorney General

FURTHER READING:

Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 341-342.

Chase, Henry.  Representative Men of Maine.  Portland: The Lakeside Press, 1893, p. 5.

Kennebec Journal, Augusta, June 24, 1912.

McIntyre, Philip W. and Blanding, William F.  Men of Progress.  Boston: New England Magazine, 1897, p. 13-14.

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