Governor Llewellyn Powers

Llewellyn Powers

DATE OF BIRTH:  October 14, 1836
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Pittsfield
DATE OF DEATH:  July 28, 1908
PLACE OF DEATH:  Houlton
PROFESSION:  Lawyer, Timberland Owner
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican
TERM IN OFFICE:  January 7, 1897 – January 3, 1901
FIRST LADY:  Martha A. Averill

QUOTE: The millennium when swords shall be beaten into ploughshares seems as yet some way off.

Inaugural Address, January 7,1897

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: County Attorney for Aroostook County, Collector of Customs for Aroostook County, State Representative (Speaker of the House), Congressman

FURTHER READING:

Kennebec Journal, Augusta, July 29, 1908.

Llewellyn Powers Memorial Addresses.  Washington: Government Printing Office, 1909.

McIntyre, Philip W. and Blanding, William F.  Men of Progress.  Boston: New England Magazine, 1897, pp. 251-252.

 

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