Governor William T. Cobb

William T. Cobb

DATE OF BIRTH:  July 23, 1857
PLACE OF BIRTH:  Rockland
DATE OF DEATH:  July 24, 1937
PLACE OF DEATH:  Rockland
PROFESSION:  Lawyer
POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Republican
TERM IN OFFICE:  January 5, 1905 – January 7, 1909
FIRST LADY:  Lucy C. Banks

QUOTE: I believe that the people of the State will not tolerate a lavish expenditure of public funds, and believe as fully that even our present splendid financial showing furnishes no sound reason to justify an expenditure of such character.

Inaugural Address, January 3, 1907

FURTHER READING:

Belfast Republican Journal, November 20, 1902

Portland Sunday Telegram, July 25, 1937

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